25 Serpentis is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.
25 Serpentis visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, 25 Serpentis 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 Serpentis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 25 Serpentis
25 Serpentis 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 25 Serpentis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 25 Serpentis in the sky:
Visibility of 25 Serpentis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 25 Serpentis
The image below is a photograph of 25 Serpentis 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 Serpentis is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 25 Serpentis from the Sun and relative movement
25 Serpentis is distant 408.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 25 Serpentis
25 Serpentis belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Serpentis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.