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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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83 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:29 | Tran: 21:02 | Set: 1:39
Altitude: -37.1°   Azimuth: 67.1°   Direction: East-North-East

83 Virginis is a hypergiant star of spectral class G0 in the constellation of Virgo.

83 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its faintness, 83 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 83 Virginis

Finder chart 83 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 83 Virginis.

83 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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 83 Virginis are provided in the following table:

13h 44m 29s
-16° 10’ 45”
Image of 83 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 83 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 83 Virginis during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 83 Virginis


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 83 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 83 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 83 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

83 Virginis is distant 779.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

239.23 pc
779.90 ly
1 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 83 Virginis

83 Virginis

Visibility of 83 Virginis from your location

Today's 83 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.2°
Max altitude: 22.3°
Azimuth: 253.8°