25 Scorpii is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
25 Scorpii visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its reltive faintness, 25 Scorpii 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 25 Scorpii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 25 Scorpii
25 Scorpii is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 25 Scorpii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 25 Scorpii in the sky:
Visibility of 25 Scorpii from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 25 Scorpii
The image below is a photograph of 25 Scorpii 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 25 Scorpii is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 25 Scorpii from the Sun and relative movement
25 Scorpii is distant 754.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 25 Scorpii
25 Scorpii belongs to spectral class G6
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Scorpii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.