53 Arietis is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.
53 Arietis visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, 53 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 53 Arietis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 53 Arietis
53 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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 53 Arietis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 53 Arietis in the sky:
Visibility of 53 Arietis from your location
Today's 53 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 53 Arietis
The image below is a photograph of 53 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 53 Arietis is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 53 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement
53 Arietis is distant 754.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 53 Arietis
53 Arietis belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 53 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.