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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23

64 Arietis

64 Arietis is a giant star in the constellation of Aries.

64 Arietis visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, 64 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 64 Arietis:

64 Arietis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 64 Arietis

64 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 64 Arietis are provided in the following table:

03h 24m 18s
+24° 43’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 64 Arietis in the sky:

Finder chart 64 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 64 Arietis.

Visibility of 64 Arietis from your location

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

Today's 64 Arietis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.3°
Max altitude: 63.2°
Azimuth: 294.7°
64 Arietis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 64 Arietis

The image below is a photograph of 64 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 64 Arietis is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 64 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 64 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 64 Arietis during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 64 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement

64 Arietis is distant 229.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

70.52 pc
229.90 ly
13 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.05 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 64 Arietis

64 Arietis belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 64 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 64 Arietis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 64 Arietis