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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 11:22 | Tran: 21:07 | Set: 6:56
Alt: -0.84°   Az: 24.44°   Direction: North-North-East

ν1 Coronae Borealis is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

ν1 Coronae Borealis visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its faintness, ν1 Coronae Borealis 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.

Image of ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis) star
DSS2 image of ν1 Coronae Borealis. The red arrow shows the motion of ν1 Coronae Borealis during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


16h 23m 16s
+33° 44’ 34”
13h 59m 21s
06h 22m 38s


16h 22m 21s
+33° 47’ 57”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis) star
Simplified finder chart for ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where ν1 Coronae Borealis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ν1 Coronae Borealis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

ν1 Coronae Borealis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ν1 Coronae Borealis double sysyem:

364.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ν1 Coronae Borealis is distant 555.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

-13 km/s
0.007 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

ν1 Coronae Borealis
(nu1 Coronae Borealis)
20 Coronae Borealis

Visibility from Your Location

Today's ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.3°
Max altitude: 72.3°
Azimuth: 303.7°