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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

25 Sextantis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:52 | Tran: 17:29 | Set: 23:07
Altitude: -39.3°   Azimuth: 331.8°   Direction: North-North-West

25 Sextantis is a variable star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Sextans.

25 Sextantis visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, 25 Sextantis 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 25 Sextantis

Finder chart 25 Sextantis star
Simplified finder chart for 25 Sextantis.

25 Sextantis 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 Sextantis are provided in the following table:

10h 23m 26s
-04° 04’ 27”
Image of 25 Sextantis star
DSS2 image of 25 Sextantis. The red arrow shows the motion of 25 Sextantis during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 25 Sextantis


25 Sextantis is also a SiCrSr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Sextantis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 25 Sextantis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 25 Sextantis from the Sun and relative movement

25 Sextantis is distant 351.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

107.76 pc
351.29 ly
23 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 25 Sextantis

25 Sextantis

Visibility of 25 Sextantis from your location

Today's 25 Sextantis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.1°
Max altitude: 34.4°
Azimuth: 265.9°