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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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33 Orionis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:49 | Tran: 11:04 | Set: 17:18
Altitude: -19.1°   Azimuth: 302.2°   Direction: West-North-West

33 Orionis is a multiple sub-giant star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Orion.

33 Orionis visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, 33 Orionis 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.

33 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 33 Orionis star
DSS2 image of 33 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Orionis during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

05h 32m 31s
+03° 18’ 32”
08h 25m 46s

J2000 Coordinates

05h 31m 14s
+03° 17’ 31”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 33 Orionis star
Simplified finder chart for 33 Orionis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 33 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

33 Orionis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 33 Orionis double sysyem:

1.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

33 Orionis is distant 1,567.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

480.77 pc
1,567.31 ly
20 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
0.003 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 33 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.7°
Max altitude: 41.8°
Azimuth: 273.3°