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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:29
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41 Comae Berenices

Altitude: 27.6°   Azimuth: 280.6°   Direction: West

41 Comae Berenices is a giant star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

41 Comae Berenices visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, 41 Comae Berenices should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 41 Comae Berenices is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 41 Comae Berenices star
DSS2 image of 41 Comae Berenices. The red arrow shows the motion of 41 Comae Berenices during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 41 Comae Berenices


41 Comae Berenices is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 27.6°
Azimuth: 280.6°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Comae Berenices

41 Comae Berenices 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 Comae Berenices are provided in the following table:

13h 07m 10s
+27° 37’ 28”
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The simplified sky map below shows the position of 41 Comae Berenices in the sky:

Finder chart 41 Comae Berenices star
Simplified finder chart for 41 Comae Berenices.

Visibility of 41 Comae Berenices from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 41 Comae Berenices rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.4°
Max altitude: 66.1°
Azimuth: 297.6°

Distance of 41 Comae Berenices from the Sun and relative movement

41 Comae Berenices is distant 303.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

93.02 pc
303.26 ly
-16 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 41 Comae Berenices

41 Comae Berenices belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 41 Comae Berenices is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 41 Comae Berenices. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 41 Comae Berenices

41 Comae Berenices