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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:29
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65 Arietis

Altitude: -4.2°   Azimuth: 48.4°   Direction: North-East

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

65 Arietis visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, 65 Arietis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 65 Arietis is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 65 Arietis star
DSS2 image of 65 Arietis. The red arrow shows the motion of 65 Arietis during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 65 Arietis


65 Arietis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.2°
Azimuth: 48.4°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 65 Arietis

65 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 65 Arietis are provided in the following table:

03h 24m 26s
+20° 48’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 65 Arietis in the sky:

Finder chart 65 Arietis star
Simplified finder chart for 65 Arietis.

Visibility of 65 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 65 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: 69.2°
Max altitude: 59.3°
Azimuth: 290.8°

Distance of 65 Arietis from the Sun and relative movement

65 Arietis is distant 302.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

92.94 pc
302.97 ly
-9 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 65 Arietis

65 Arietis belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 65 Arietis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 65 Arietis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 65 Arietis