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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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44 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:42 | Tran: 18:20 | Set: 23:59
Alt: -19.57°   Az: 70.77°   Direction: East-North-East

44 Virginis is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Virgo.

44 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its faintness, 44 Virginis 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.

44 Virginis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of 44 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 44 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 44 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 00m 55s
-03° 56’ 37”
16h 12m 23s
05h 13m 19s

J2000

12h 59m 39s
-03° 48’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

306.92°
59°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 44 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 44 Virginis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.79
Main-sequence

0.99
A3V
8321K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 44 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 44 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

44 Virginis 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 44 Virginis double sysyem:

5.79
10.69
4.9
20.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

44 Virginis is distant 297.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

91.32 pc
297.72 ly
-18 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/y
0.008 "/y

Alternative Designations

44 Virginis
SAO139086
SAO139086

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 44 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.9°
Max altitude: 34.6°
Azimuth: 266.1°