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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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7 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:05 | Tran: 17:21 | Set: 23:36
Alt: -0.60°   Az: 83.58°   Direction: East

7 Virginis is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Virgo.

7 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its faintness, 7 Virginis 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.

7 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.

Image of 7 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 7 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 7 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


12h 01m 12s
+03° 31’ 07”
17h 38m 23s
05h 39m 35s


11h 59m 56s
+03° 39’ 19”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 7 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 7 Virginis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 7 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 7 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

7 Virginis is distant 276.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

84.75 pc
276.27 ly
-3 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/y
-0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 7 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.5°
Max altitude: 42.0°
Azimuth: 273.5°