36 Ophiuchi is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
36 Ophiuchi visual magnitude is 5.11. Because of its reltive faintness, 36 Ophiuchi 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 36 Ophiuchi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 36 Ophiuchi
36 Ophiuchi is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 36 Ophiuchi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 36 Ophiuchi in the sky:
Visibility of 36 Ophiuchi from your location
Today's 36 Ophiuchi rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 36 Ophiuchi
The image below is a photograph of 36 Ophiuchi 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 36 Ophiuchi is -0.458 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -1.142 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 36 Ophiuchi from the Sun and relative movement
36 Ophiuchi is distant 19.51 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of 36 Ophiuchi
36 Ophiuchi belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Ophiuchi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.