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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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32 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 10:59 | Tran: 17:35 | Set: 0:11
Alt: -6.45°   Az: 69.27°   Direction: East-North-East

32 Virginis is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Virgo.

32 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its faintness, 32 Virginis 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.

Image of 32 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 32 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Virginis during the next 1000 years (-1.78 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

12h 46m 51s
+07° 32’ 21”
16h 38m 30s
05h 25m 22s

J2000

12h 45m 37s
+07° 40’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates

298.61°
70.5°

Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.22
Hypergiant

0.85
F0III
7276K

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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

32 Virginis is distant 244.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

74.85
244.01
-9 km/s
-0.107 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

32 Virginis
SAO119574
SAO119574

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 82.5°
Max altitude: 46.1°
Azimuth: 277.5°