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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 13 Cassiopeiae:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 13 Cassiopeiae in the sky:
Visibility of 13 Cassiopeiae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
13 Cassiopeiae is circumpolar and transits at 08:05 UTC (altitude: 75.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 13 Cassiopeiae
The image below is a photograph of 13 Cassiopeiae 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 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.
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.
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.