33 Virginis is a double giant star in the constellation of Virgo.
33 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, 33 Virginis 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 33 Virginis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Virginis
33 Virginis 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 33 Virginis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 33 Virginis in the sky:
Visibility of 33 Virginis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 33 Virginis
The image below is a photograph of 33 Virginis 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 33 Virginis is 0.277 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.446 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 33 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement
33 Virginis is distant 145.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 52 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 33 Virginis
33 Virginis belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
33 Virginis star system properties
33 Virginis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 33 Virginis double sysyem: