π1 Columbae (pi1 Columbae)
π1 Columbae is a star in the constellation of Columba.
π1 Columbae visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, π1 Columbae 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 π1 Columbae:
π1 Columbae (pi1 Columbae) is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of π1 Columbae
π1 Columbae is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of π1 Columbae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of π1 Columbae in the sky:
Visibility of π1 Columbae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
π1 Columbae (pi1 Columbae) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of π1 Columbae
The image below is a photograph of π1 Columbae 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 π1 Columbae is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of π1 Columbae from the Sun and relative movement
π1 Columbae is distant 321.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of π1 Columbae
π1 Columbae belongs to spectral class A π1 Columbae is also a so called metallic star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where π1 Columbae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.