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64 Aurigae

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 13.02°   Az: 321.92°   Direction: North-West

64 Aurigae is a main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Auriga.

64 Aurigae visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, 64 Aurigae 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 64 Aurigae star
DSS2 image of 64 Aurigae. The red arrow shows the motion of 64 Aurigae during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 19m 44s
+40° 50’ 13”
08h 29m 40s
15h 49m 25s

J2000

07h 18m 02s
+40° 52’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

177.08°
22.11°

Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.78
Main-sequence

1.21
A5V
8403K

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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

64 Aurigae is distant 267.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

82.10
267.65
-10 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/y
0.013"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO41679
SAO41679

Visibility from Your Location

64 Aurigae is circumpolar and transits at 11:20 UTC (altitude: 79.4°)