14 Canum Venaticorum
14 Canum Venaticorum is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Canes Venatici.
14 Canum Venaticorum visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 Canum Venaticorum 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 Canum Venaticorum:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Canum Venaticorum
14 Canum Venaticorum 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 14 Canum Venaticorum are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Canum Venaticorum in the sky:
Visibility of 14 Canum Venaticorum from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 14 Canum Venaticorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Canum Venaticorum
The image below is a photograph of 14 Canum Venaticorum 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 Canum Venaticorum is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 14 Canum Venaticorum from the Sun and relative movement
14 Canum Venaticorum is distant 282.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 14 Canum Venaticorum
14 Canum Venaticorum belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Canum Venaticorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.