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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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33 Sextantis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 10:18 | Tran: 16:06 | Set: 21:55
Alt: -8.02°   Az: 82.87°   Direction: East

33 Sextantis is a sub-giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Sextans.

33 Sextantis visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its faintness, 33 Sextantis 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 Sextantis 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 Sextantis star
DSS2 image of 33 Sextantis. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Sextantis during the next 1000 years (-2.28 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.02 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

10h 42m 39s
-01° 52’ 13”
17h 17m 48s
04h 00m 27s

J2000

10h 41m 24s
-01° 44’ 30”

Galactic Coordinates

250.38°
47.42°

Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.26
Sub-giant

3.58
K1IV
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Sextantis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

33 Sextantis is distant 112.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

34.39 pc
112.10 ly
43 km/s
-0.137 arcsec/y
-0.121 "/y

Alternative Designations

33 Sextantis
SAO137728
SAO137728

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 91.9°
Max altitude: 36.6°
Azimuth: 268.1°