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14 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 38.2°   Azimuth: 34.2°   Direction: North-East

14 Camelopardalis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

14 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 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 14 Camelopardalis:


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

Altitude: 38.2°
Azimuth: 34.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Camelopardalis

14 Camelopardalis 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 14 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 13m 31s
+62° 41’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 14 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 14 Camelopardalis from your location

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

14 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 00:23 UTC (altitude: 78.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Camelopardalis

The image below is a photograph of 14 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 14 Camelopardalis is -0.036 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 14 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 14 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 14 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

14 Camelopardalis is distant 268.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

82.24 pc
268.09 ly
-4 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 14 Camelopardalis

14 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 14 Camelopardalis

14 Camelopardalis