36 Tauri is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
36 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, 36 Tauri 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 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 36 Tauri
36 Tauri 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 36 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 36 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 36 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 36 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 36 Tauri 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 Tauri is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 36 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
36 Tauri is distant 953.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 36 Tauri
36 Tauri belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.