16 Comae Berenices
16 Comae Berenices is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Coma Berenices.
16 Comae Berenices visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, 16 Comae Berenices should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 16 Comae Berenices:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 16 Comae Berenices
16 Comae Berenices 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 16 Comae Berenices are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 16 Comae Berenices in the sky:
Visibility of 16 Comae Berenices from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 16 Comae Berenices
The image below is a photograph of 16 Comae Berenices 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 16 Comae Berenices is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 16 Comae Berenices from the Sun and relative movement
16 Comae Berenices is distant 282.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 16 Comae Berenices
16 Comae Berenices belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 16 Comae Berenices is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.