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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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47 Arietis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:40 | Tran: 8:35 | Set: 16:25
Altitude: -10.1°   Azimuth: 37.0°   Direction: North-East

47 Arietis is a sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Aries.

47 Arietis visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its faintness, 47 Arietis 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.

47 Arietis 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 47 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 47 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 47 Arietis during the next 1000 years (3.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.52 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

02h 59m 29s
+20° 45’ 56”

J2000 Coordinates

02h 58m 05s
+20° 40’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 47 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 47 Arietis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 47 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 47 Arietis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

47 Arietis is distant 103.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

31.84 pc
103.79 ly
28 km/s
0.233 arcsec/y
-0.031 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 47 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.2°
Azimuth: 290.7°