83 Tauri is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
83 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, 83 Tauri 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 83 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 83 Tauri
83 Tauri 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 83 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 83 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 83 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 83 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 83 Tauri 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 83 Tauri is 0.106 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 83 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
83 Tauri is distant 149.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 83 Tauri
83 Tauri belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 83 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
83 Tauri star system properties
83 Tauri 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 83 Tauri double sysyem: