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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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1 Canis Minoris

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:22 | Tran: 14:20 | Set: 21:17
Altitude: 10.1°   Azimuth: 84.0°   Direction: East

1 Canis Minoris is a sub-giant star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Canis Minor.

1 Canis Minoris visual magnitude is 5.3. Because of its faintness, 1 Canis Minoris 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 1 Canis Minoris

Finder chart 1 Canis Minoris star
Simplified finder chart for 1 Canis Minoris.

1 Canis Minoris 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 1 Canis Minoris are provided in the following table:

07h 24m 58s
+11° 40’ 10”
Canis Minor
Image of 1 Canis Minoris star
DSS2 image of 1 Canis Minoris. The red arrow shows the motion of 1 Canis Minoris during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 1 Canis Minoris


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 1 Canis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 1 Canis Minoris. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 1 Canis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement

1 Canis Minoris is distant 317.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

97.28 pc
317.12 ly
-1 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 1 Canis Minoris

1 Canis Minoris

Visibility of 1 Canis Minoris from your location

Today's 1 Canis Minoris rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.3°
Max altitude: 50.2°
Azimuth: 281.7°