20 Arietis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Aries.
20 Arietis visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, 20 Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 20 Arietis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 20 Arietis
20 Arietis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 20 Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 20 Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of 20 Arietis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 20 Arietis
The image below is a photograph of 20 Arietis from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 20 Arietis is 0.176 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 20 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
20 Arietis is distant 130.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 20 Arietis
20 Arietis belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 20 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.