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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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32 Orionis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:13 | Tran: 10:41 | Set: 17:09
Alt: -1.73°   Az: 78.18°   Direction: East-North-East

32 Orionis is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Orion.

32 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.2. Because of its moderate brightness, 32 Orionis is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

32 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.

Image of 32 Orionis star
DSS2 image of 32 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Orionis during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 32m 05s
+05° 57’ 54”
17h 18m 32s
22h 50m 38s


05h 30m 47s
+05° 56’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 32 Orionis star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Orionis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

32 Orionis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 32 Orionis double sysyem:

0.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

32 Orionis is distant 288.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

88.50 pc
288.50 ly
19 km/s
0.012 arcsec/y
-0.034 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 32 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.0°
Max altitude: 44.5°
Azimuth: 276.0°