66 Virginis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Virgo.
66 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, 66 Virginis 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 66 Virginis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 66 Virginis
66 Virginis 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 66 Virginis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 66 Virginis in the sky:
Visibility of 66 Virginis from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 66 Virginis
The image below is a photograph of 66 Virginis 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 66 Virginis is 0.159 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 66 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement
66 Virginis is distant 98.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 66 Virginis
66 Virginis belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 66 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.