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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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φ2 Orionis (phi2 Orionis)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:42 | Tran: 10:27 | Set: 17:13
Alt: 33.41°   Az: 238.82°   Direction: West-South-West

φ2 Orionis is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Orion.

φ2 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.09. Because of its moderate brightness, φ2 Orionis is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of φ2 Orionis (phi2 Orionis) star
DSS2 image of φ2 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of φ2 Orionis during the next 1000 years (1.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.08 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 38m 15s
+09° 18’ 14”
03h 05m 25s
08h 43m 41s


05h 36m 54s
+09° 17’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart φ2 Orionis (phi2 Orionis) star
Simplified finder chart for φ2 Orionis (phi2 Orionis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where φ2 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of φ2 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

φ2 Orionis is distant 116.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 99 kilometers per second.

99 km/s
0.091 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

φ2 Orionis
(phi2 Orionis)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's φ2 Orionis (phi2 Orionis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 80.7°
Max altitude: 47.8°
Azimuth: 279.3°