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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

13 Lyncis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 22.8°   Azimuth: 20.7°   Direction: North-North-East

13 Lyncis is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Lynx.

13 Lyncis visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its faintness, 13 Lyncis 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 13 Lyncis

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

13 Lyncis 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 13 Lyncis are provided in the following table:

06h 46m 49s
+57° 10’ 09”
Image of 13 Lyncis star
DSS2 image of 13 Lyncis. The red arrow shows the motion of 13 Lyncis during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 13 Lyncis


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 13 Lyncis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Distance of 13 Lyncis from the Sun and relative movement

13 Lyncis is distant 207.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

63.73 pc
207.78 ly
19 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 13 Lyncis


Visibility of 13 Lyncis from your location

13 Lyncis is circumpolar and transits at 13:09 UTC (altitude: 84.3°)