30 Arietis is a double giant star in the constellation of Aries.
30 Arietis visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, 30 Arietis 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 30 Arietis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 30 Arietis
30 Arietis 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 30 Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 30 Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of 30 Arietis from your location
Today's 30 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 30 Arietis
The image below is a photograph of 30 Arietis 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 30 Arietis is 0.136 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 30 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
30 Arietis is distant 130.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 30 Arietis
30 Arietis belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 30 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
30 Arietis star system properties
30 Arietis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 30 Arietis double sysyem: