41 Tauri is a variable star in the constellation of Taurus.
41 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, 41 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 41 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Tauri
41 Tauri 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 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 41 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 41 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 41 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 41 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 41 Tauri is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 41 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
41 Tauri is distant 493.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 41 Tauri
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 41 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.