Guniibuu - 36 Ophiuchi
Guniibuu, also designated as 36 Ophiuchi , is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
Guniibuu visual magnitude is 5.07. Because of its reltive faintness, Guniibuu should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about Guniibuu:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Guniibuu
Guniibuu is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Guniibuu are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Guniibuu in the sky:
Visibility of Guniibuu from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Guniibuu
The image below is a photograph of Guniibuu from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of Guniibuu is -0.491 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -1.133 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Guniibuu from the Sun and relative movement
Guniibuu is distant 19.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Guniibuu
Guniibuu belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Guniibuu is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.