Botein - δ Arietis (delta Arietis)
Botein, also designated as δ Arietis (delta Arietis), is a variable giant star in the constellation of Aries.
Botein visual magnitude is 4.35. Because of its moderate brightness, Botein should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of Botein is 0.152 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about Botein
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Botein
Botein 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 Botein are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Botein in the sky:
Visibility of Botein from your location
Today's Botein - δ Arietis (delta Arietis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of Botein from the Sun and relative movement
Botein is distant 167.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Botein
Botein belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Botein is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.