19 Camelopardalis is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
19 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 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 19 Camelopardalis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Camelopardalis
19 Camelopardalis is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 19 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Camelopardalis in the sky:
Visibility of 19 Camelopardalis from your location
19 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 00:27 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Camelopardalis
The image below is a photograph of 19 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 19 Camelopardalis is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 19 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement
19 Camelopardalis is distant 371.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 19 Camelopardalis
19 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
19 Camelopardalis star system properties
19 Camelopardalis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 19 Camelopardalis double sysyem: