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SunriseRise: 6:50  
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15 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 27.3°   Azimuth: 332.4°   Direction: North-North-West

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

15 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, 15 Camelopardalis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 15 Camelopardalis is 0.004 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.

Image of 15 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 15 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 15 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 15 Camelopardalis


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

Altitude: 27.3°
Azimuth: 332.4°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 15 Camelopardalis

15 Camelopardalis 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 15 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 19m 27s
+58° 07’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 15 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 15 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 15 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 15 Camelopardalis from your location

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

15 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 18:51 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)

Distance of 15 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

15 Camelopardalis is distant 878.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

269.54 pc
878.71 ly
7 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 15 Camelopardalis

15 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 15 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 15 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 15 Camelopardalis

15 Camelopardalis