18 Camelopardalis is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
18 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, 18 Camelopardalis 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 18 Camelopardalis:
18 Camelopardalis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 18 Camelopardalis
18 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 18 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 18 Camelopardalis in the sky:
Visibility of 18 Camelopardalis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
18 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 12:14 UTC (altitude: 84.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 18 Camelopardalis
The image below is a photograph of 18 Camelopardalis 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 18 Camelopardalis is 0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.222 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 18 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement
18 Camelopardalis is distant 143.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 18 Camelopardalis
18 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 18 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.