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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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60 Tauri

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:05 | Tran: 9:17 | Set: 16:28
Alt: 39.16°   Az: 121.16°   Direction: East-South-East

60 Tauri is a variable and multiple star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Taurus.

60 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its faintness, 60 Tauri 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.

Image of 60 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 60 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 60 Tauri during the next 1000 years (1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.43 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


04h 23m 26s
+14° 08’ 00”
21h 07m 17s
01h 30m 44s


04h 22m 03s
+14° 04’ 37”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 60 Tauri star
Simplified finder chart for 60 Tauri.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 60 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 60 Tauri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

60 Tauri is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 60 Tauri double sysyem:

109.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

60 Tauri is distant 149.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

41 km/s
0.113 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 60 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.9°
Max altitude: 52.7°
Azimuth: 284.1°