69 Orionis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
69 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, 69 Orionis should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 69 Orionis:
69 Orionis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 69 Orionis
69 Orionis 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 69 Orionis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 69 Orionis in the sky:
Visibility of 69 Orionis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 69 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 69 Orionis
The image below is a photograph of 69 Orionis 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 69 Orionis is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 69 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement
69 Orionis is distant 774.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 69 Orionis
69 Orionis belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 69 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.