θ1 Microscopii (theta1 Microscopii)
θ1 Microscopii is a variable star in the constellation of Microscopium.
θ1 Microscopii visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, θ1 Microscopii should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about θ1 Microscopii:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of θ1 Microscopii
θ1 Microscopii is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of θ1 Microscopii are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of θ1 Microscopii in the sky:
Visibility of θ1 Microscopii from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
θ1 Microscopii (theta1 Microscopii) is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of θ1 Microscopii
The image below is a photograph of θ1 Microscopii 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 θ1 Microscopii is 0.069 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of θ1 Microscopii from the Sun and relative movement
θ1 Microscopii is distant 186.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of θ1 Microscopii
θ1 Microscopii belongs to spectral class A θ1 Microscopii is also a CrEuSr chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where θ1 Microscopii is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.