35 Sextantis is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Sextans.
35 Sextantis visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, 35 Sextantis 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 35 Sextantis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 35 Sextantis
35 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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 35 Sextantis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 35 Sextantis in the sky:
Visibility of 35 Sextantis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 35 Sextantis
The image below is a photograph of 35 Sextantis 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 35 Sextantis is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 35 Sextantis from the Sun and relative movement
35 Sextantis is distant 696.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 35 Sextantis
35 Sextantis belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 35 Sextantis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
35 Sextantis star system properties
35 Sextantis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 35 Sextantis double sysyem: