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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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49 Virginis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 15:30 | Tran: 20:33 | Set: 1:40
Altitude: 9.6°   Azimuth: 121.1°   Direction: East-South-East

49 Virginis is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Virgo.

49 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.19. Because of its faintness, 49 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 49 Virginis

Finder chart 49 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 49 Virginis.

49 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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 49 Virginis are provided in the following table:

13h 07m 53s
-10° 44’ 25”
Image of 49 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 49 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 49 Virginis during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 49 Virginis


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 49 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 49 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

49 Virginis is distant 305.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

93.81 pc
305.82 ly
-9 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 49 Virginis

49 Virginis

Visibility of 49 Virginis from your location

Today's 49 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.7°
Max altitude: 27.8°
Azimuth: 259.3°