41 Aurigae is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.
41 Aurigae visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, 41 Aurigae 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 41 Aurigae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Aurigae
41 Aurigae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 41 Aurigae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 41 Aurigae in the sky:
Visibility of 41 Aurigae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
41 Aurigae is circumpolar and transits at 17:28 UTC (altitude: 87.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 41 Aurigae
The image below is a photograph of 41 Aurigae 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 41 Aurigae is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of 41 Aurigae
41 Aurigae belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
41 Aurigae star system properties
41 Aurigae 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 41 Aurigae double sysyem: