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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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74 Orionis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:21 | Tran: 11:23 | Set: 18:24
Alt: -22.16°   Az: 28.39°   Direction: North-North-East

74 Orionis is a multiple sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Orion.

74 Orionis visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its faintness, 74 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 74 Orionis star
DSS2 image of 74 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of 74 Orionis during the next 1000 years (1.37 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.10 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 17m 49s
+12° 15’ 43”
13h 47m 07s
20h 04m 57s

J2000

06h 16m 26s
+12° 16’ 19”

Galactic Coordinates

198.04°
-2.03°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 74 Orionis star
Simplified finder chart for 74 Orionis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.04
Sub-giant

3.58
F5IV
6776K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 74 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 74 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

74 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 74 Orionis double sysyem:

5.04
9.24
4.2
204 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

74 Orionis is distant 63.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

19.61
63.92
9 km/s
0.082 arcsec/y
0.186"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO95476
SAO95476

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 74 Orionis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.7°
Max altitude: 50.8°
Azimuth: 282.3°