Khambalia - λ Virginis (lambda Virginis)
Khambalia, also designated as λ Virginis (lambda Virginis), is a variable and double star in the constellation of Virgo.
Khambalia visual magnitude is 4.52. Because of its moderate brightness, Khambalia 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 table below summarizes the key facts about Khambalia:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Khambalia
Khambalia 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 Khambalia are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Khambalia in the sky:
Visibility of Khambalia from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Khambalia
The image below is a photograph of Khambalia 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 Khambalia is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Khambalia from the Sun and relative movement
Khambalia is distant 186.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Khambalia
Khambalia belongs to spectral class A2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Khambalia is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
Khambalia star system properties
Khambalia is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Khambalia double sysyem: