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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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ψ1 Orionis (psi1 Orionis)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:44 | Tran: 12:51 | Set: 18:58
Altitude: 36.8°   Azimuth: 208.9°   Direction: South-South-West

ψ1 Orionis is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Orion.

ψ1 Orionis visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ1 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ψ1 Orionis

Finder chart ψ1 Orionis (psi1 Orionis) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ1 Orionis (psi1 Orionis).

ψ1 Orionis is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of ψ1 Orionis are provided in the following table:

05h 24m 44s
+01° 50’ 47”
Image of ψ1 Orionis (psi1 Orionis) star
DSS2 image of ψ1 Orionis. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ1 Orionis during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about ψ1 Orionis


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ1 Orionis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ1 Orionis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of ψ1 Orionis from the Sun and relative movement

ψ1 Orionis is distant 1,108.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

340.14 pc
1,108.84 ly
19 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of ψ1 Orionis

ψ1 Orionis
(psi1 Orionis)

Visibility of ψ1 Orionis from your location

Today's ψ1 Orionis (psi1 Orionis) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.2°
Max altitude: 40.4°
Azimuth: 271.8°