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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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24 Monocerotis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 8:28 | Tran: 14:26 | Set: 20:23
Altitude: 33.5°   Azimuth: 146.9°   Direction: South-South-East

24 Monocerotis is a double giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Monoceros.

24 Monocerotis visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, 24 Monocerotis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Monocerotis

Finder chart 24 Monocerotis star
Simplified finder chart for 24 Monocerotis.

24 Monocerotis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 24 Monocerotis are provided in the following table:

07h 15m 19s
-00° 09’ 41”
215.81°
5.24°
Monoceros
Image of 24 Monocerotis star
DSS2 image of 24 Monocerotis. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Monocerotis during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 24 Monocerotis

6.41
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.35
G5III
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Monocerotis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 24 Monocerotis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

24 Monocerotis star system properties

24 Monocerotis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 24 Monocerotis double sysyem:

6.41
12.21
5.8
3.8 arcsec

Distance of 24 Monocerotis from the Sun and relative movement

24 Monocerotis is distant 530.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

162.60 pc
530.08 ly
-10 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 24 Monocerotis

24 Monocerotis
SAO134414
SAO134414

Visibility of 24 Monocerotis from your location

Today's 24 Monocerotis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.2°
Max altitude: 38.4°
Azimuth: 269.8°