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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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ω Virginis (omega Virginis)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:53 | Tran: 16:32 | Set: 23:10
Alt: -26.67°   Az: 28.23°   Direction: North-North-East

ω Virginis is a variable giant star of spectral class M4 in the constellation of Virgo.

ω Virginis visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its faintness, ω Virginis 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 ω Virginis (omega Virginis) star
DSS2 image of ω Virginis. The red arrow shows the motion of ω Virginis during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

11h 39m 43s
+07° 59’ 52”
13h 41m 03s
01h 20m 46s

J2000

11h 38m 27s
+08° 08’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates

257.26°
64.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ω Virginis (omega Virginis) star
Simplified finder chart for ω Virginis (omega Virginis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.36
Giant

-0.48
M4III
3691K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ω Virginis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ω Virginis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ω Virginis is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

147.06
479.41
4 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
0.005"/y

Alternative Designations

ω Virginis
(omega Virginis)
SAO118965
SAO118965

Visibility from Your Location

Today's ω Virginis (omega Virginis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.0°
Max altitude: 46.5°
Azimuth: 278.0°