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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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71 Orionis

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:20 | Tran: 11:01 | Set: 18:42
Alt: 8.86°   Az: 70.29°   Direction: East-North-East

71 Orionis is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Orion.

71 Orionis visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its faintness, 71 Orionis 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 71 Orionis star
DSS2 image of 71 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of 71 Orionis during the next 1000 years (-1.63 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.13 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 16m 17s
+19° 08’ 49”
17h 19m 48s
23h 36m 06s

J2000

06h 14m 50s
+19° 09’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates

191.8°
0.92°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 71 Orionis star
Simplified finder chart for 71 Orionis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.2
Main-sequence

3.58
F6V
6674K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 71 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 71 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

71 Orionis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 71 Orionis double sysyem:

5.2
10.8
5.6
25.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

71 Orionis is distant 68.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

21.13
68.88
36 km/s
-0.098 arcsec/y
-0.188"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO95432
SAO95432

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 71 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.9°
Max altitude: 57.7°
Azimuth: 289.1°