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52 Arietis

Altitude: 29.2°   Azimuth: 85.3°   Direction: East

52 Arietis is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.

52 Arietis visual magnitude is 7. Because of its reltive faintness, 52 Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 52 Arietis:


52 Arietis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.2°
Azimuth: 85.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 52 Arietis

52 Arietis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 52 Arietis are provided in the following table:

03h 05m 26s
+25° 15’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 52 Arietis in the sky:

Finder chart 52 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 52 Arietis.

Visibility of 52 Arietis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 52 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.7°
Max altitude: 63.8°
Azimuth: 295.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 52 Arietis

The image below is a photograph of 52 Arietis 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 52 Arietis is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 52 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 52 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 52 Arietis during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of 52 Arietis

52 Arietis belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


Alternative designations of 52 Arietis