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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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86 Virginis

Below the horizon.  Rise: 13:49 | Tran: 18:43 | Set: 23:36
Alt: -44.82°   Az: 40.84°   Direction: North-East

86 Virginis is a multiple giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Virgo.

86 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its faintness, 86 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.

Image of 86 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 86 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 86 Virginis during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 47m 15s
-12° 32’ 55”
13h 53m 30s
03h 40m 45s

J2000

13h 45m 56s
-12° 25’ 36”

Galactic Coordinates

323.16°
48.29°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 86 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 86 Virginis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.51
Giant

0.18
G8III
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 86 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 86 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

86 Virginis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 86 Virginis double sysyem:

5.51
10.51
5
1.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

86 Virginis is distant 379.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

116.28
379.07
-11 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/y
0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

86 Virginis
SAO158152
SAO158152

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 86 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.5°
Max altitude: 26.0°
Azimuth: 257.5°