17 Draconis is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.
17 Draconis visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, 17 Draconis 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 17 Draconis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 17 Draconis
17 Draconis 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 17 Draconis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 17 Draconis in the sky:
Visibility of 17 Draconis from your location
17 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 07:27 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 17 Draconis
The image below is a photograph of 17 Draconis 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 17 Draconis is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of 17 Draconis
17 Draconis belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.