29 Orionis is a giant star in the constellation of Orion.
29 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.14. Because of its moderate brightness, 29 Orionis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 29 Orionis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 29 Orionis
29 Orionis 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 29 Orionis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 29 Orionis in the sky:
Visibility of 29 Orionis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 29 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 29 Orionis
The image below is a photograph of 29 Orionis 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 29 Orionis is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 29 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement
29 Orionis is distant 174.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 29 Orionis
29 Orionis belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 29 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.