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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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39 Tauri

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:49 | Tran: 10:49 | Set: 18:48
Altitude: 1.2°   Azimuth: 54.9°   Direction: North-East

39 Tauri is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Taurus.

39 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, 39 Tauri 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 39 Tauri

Finder chart 39 Tauri star
Simplified finder chart for 39 Tauri.

39 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 39 Tauri are provided in the following table:

04h 05m 20s
+22° 00’ 32”
Image of 39 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 39 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 39 Tauri during the next 1000 years (2.82 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.27 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 39 Tauri


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 39 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 39 Tauri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

39 Tauri star system properties

39 Tauri is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 39 Tauri double sysyem:

170.1 arcsec

Distance of 39 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement

39 Tauri is distant 54.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

16.73 pc
54.52 ly
26 km/s
0.169 arcsec/year
-0.136 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 39 Tauri


Visibility of 39 Tauri from your location

Today's 39 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.0°
Max altitude: 60.5°
Azimuth: 292.0°