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ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis)

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

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

5.2
Giant
ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 28°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν1 Coronae Borealis

ν1 Coronae Borealis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ν1 Coronae Borealis are provided in the following table:

16h 22m 21s
+33° 47’ 57”
54.82°
44.55°
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν1 Coronae Borealis in the sky:

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

Visibility of ν1 Coronae Borealis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 56.2°
Max altitude: 72.3°
Azimuth: 303.8°
ν1 Coronae Borealis (nu1 Coronae Borealis) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of ν1 Coronae Borealis

The image below is a photograph of ν1 Coronae Borealis 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 ν1 Coronae Borealis is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of ν1 Coronae Borealis from the Sun and relative movement

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.

170.36 pc
555.37 ly
-13 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of ν1 Coronae Borealis

ν1 Coronae Borealis belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.96
M2III
3649K

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

ν1 Coronae Borealis 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:

5.2
5.3
0.1
364.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of ν1 Coronae Borealis

ν1 Coronae Borealis
(nu1 Coronae Borealis)
20 Coronae Borealis
SAO65257
SAO65257