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13 Cassiopeiae

Altitude: 33.6°   Azimuth: 339.1°   Direction: North-North-West

13 Cassiopeiae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

13 Cassiopeiae visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, 13 Cassiopeiae should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 13 Cassiopeiae is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 13 Cassiopeiae star
DSS2 image of 13 Cassiopeiae. The red arrow shows the motion of 13 Cassiopeiae during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 13 Cassiopeiae


13 Cassiopeiae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 33.6°
Azimuth: 339.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 13 Cassiopeiae

13 Cassiopeiae is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 13 Cassiopeiae are provided in the following table:

00h 31m 25s
+66° 31’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 13 Cassiopeiae in the sky:

Finder chart 13 Cassiopeiae star
Simplified finder chart for 13 Cassiopeiae.

Visibility of 13 Cassiopeiae from your location

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

13 Cassiopeiae is circumpolar and transits at 13:48 UTC (altitude: 75.0°)

Distance of 13 Cassiopeiae from the Sun and relative movement

13 Cassiopeiae is distant 716.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

219.78 pc
716.48 ly
-10 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 13 Cassiopeiae

13 Cassiopeiae belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 13 Cassiopeiae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 13 Cassiopeiae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 13 Cassiopeiae

13 Cassiopeiae