γ1 Velorum (gamma1 Velorum)
γ1 Velorum is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Vela.
γ1 Velorum visual magnitude is 4.27. Because of its moderate brightness, γ1 Velorum should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of γ1 Velorum is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about γ1 Velorum
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of γ1 Velorum
γ1 Velorum is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of γ1 Velorum are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of γ1 Velorum in the sky:
Visibility of γ1 Velorum from your location
Spectral properties of γ1 Velorum
γ1 Velorum belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
γ1 Velorum star system properties
γ1 Velorum is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the γ1 Velorum double sysyem: