5 Orionis is a variable giant star in the constellation of Orion.
5 Orionis visual magnitude is 5.33. Because of its reltive faintness, 5 Orionis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of 5 Orionis is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about 5 Orionis
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 5 Orionis
5 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 5 Orionis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 5 Orionis in the sky:
Visibility of 5 Orionis from your location
Today's 5 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of 5 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement
5 Orionis is distant 637.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 5 Orionis
5 Orionis belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 5 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.