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

Above the horizon.  Rise: 16:17 | Tran: 21:28 | Set: 2:42
Altitude: 10.1°   Azimuth: 119.2°   Direction: East-South-East

95 Virginis is a sub-giant star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Virgo.

95 Virginis visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, 95 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 95 Virginis

Finder chart 95 Virginis star
Simplified finder chart for 95 Virginis.

95 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 95 Virginis are provided in the following table:

14h 06m 42s
-09° 18’ 47”
Image of 95 Virginis star
DSS2 image of 95 Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of 95 Virginis during the next 1000 years (-2.32 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.18 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 95 Virginis


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 95 Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 95 Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 95 Virginis from the Sun and relative movement

95 Virginis is distant 178.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

54.88 pc
178.92 ly
-36 km/s
-0.139 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 95 Virginis

95 Virginis

Visibility of 95 Virginis from your location

Today's 95 Virginis rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.3°
Max altitude: 29.2°
Azimuth: 260.7°