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11 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 49.8°   Azimuth: 49.8°   Direction: North-East

11 Camelopardalis is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

11 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 5.08. Because of its reltive faintness, 11 Camelopardalis 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 11 Camelopardalis:


11 Camelopardalis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 49.8°
Azimuth: 49.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 11 Camelopardalis

11 Camelopardalis is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 11 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 06m 08s
+58° 58’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 11 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 11 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 11 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 11 Camelopardalis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

11 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 23:52 UTC (altitude: 82.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 11 Camelopardalis

The image below is a photograph of 11 Camelopardalis 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 11 Camelopardalis is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 11 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 11 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 11 Camelopardalis during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 11 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

11 Camelopardalis is distant 670.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

205.76 pc
670.78 ly
-11 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 11 Camelopardalis

11 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 11 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 11 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

11 Camelopardalis star system properties

11 Camelopardalis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 11 Camelopardalis double sysyem:

180.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of 11 Camelopardalis

11 Camelopardalis