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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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ψ7 Aurigae (psi7 Aurigae)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 12.92°   Az: 36.03°   Direction: North-East

ψ7 Aurigae is a multiple giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Auriga.

ψ7 Aurigae visual magnitude is 5.02. Because of its faintness, ψ7 Aurigae 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.

ψ7 Aurigae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of ψ7 Aurigae (psi7 Aurigae) star
DSS2 image of ψ7 Aurigae. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ7 Aurigae during the next 1000 years (-0.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.27 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 52m 29s
+41° 45’ 03”
15h 20m 51s
22h 13m 21s

J2000

06h 50m 45s
+41° 46’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

174.39°
17.57°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ7 Aurigae (psi7 Aurigae) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ7 Aurigae (psi7 Aurigae).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.02
Giant

-0.22
K3III
4176K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ7 Aurigae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ7 Aurigae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

ψ7 Aurigae is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ψ7 Aurigae double sysyem:

5.02
10.02
5
40.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ7 Aurigae is distant 364.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.

111.73 pc
364.25 ly
61 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/y
-0.136 "/y

Alternative Designations

ψ7 Aurigae
(psi7 Aurigae)
SAO41380
SAO41380

Visibility from Your Location

ψ7 Aurigae (psi7 Aurigae) is circumpolar and transits at 11:01 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)