49 Orionis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
49 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, 49 Orionis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 49 Orionis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 49 Orionis
49 Orionis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 49 Orionis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 49 Orionis in the sky:
Visibility of 49 Orionis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 49 Orionis
The image below is a photograph of 49 Orionis 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 49 Orionis is -0.012 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 49 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement
49 Orionis is distant 153.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 49 Orionis
49 Orionis belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.