14 Cephei is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
14 Cephei visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 Cephei 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 Cephei:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Cephei
14 Cephei 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 Cephei are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Cephei in the sky:
Visibility of 14 Cephei from your location
14 Cephei is circumpolar and transits at 17:37 UTC (altitude: 83.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Cephei
The image below is a photograph of 14 Cephei 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 Cephei is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 14 Cephei from the Sun and relative movement
14 Cephei is distant 4,657.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 14 Cephei
14 Cephei belongs to spectral class O9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Cephei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.