44 Tauri is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
44 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.41. Because of its reltive faintness, 44 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 44 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 44 Tauri
44 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 44 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 44 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 44 Tauri from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 44 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 44 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 44 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 44 Tauri is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 44 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
44 Tauri is distant 194.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 44 Tauri
44 Tauri belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 44 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.