19 Cephei is a multiple supergiant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
19 Cephei visual magnitude is 5.11. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 Cephei 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 Cephei:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Cephei
19 Cephei 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 Cephei are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Cephei in the sky:
Visibility of 19 Cephei from your location
19 Cephei is circumpolar and transits at 17:25 UTC (altitude: 79.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Cephei
The image below is a photograph of 19 Cephei 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 Cephei is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 19 Cephei from the Sun and relative movement
19 Cephei is distant 5,433.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 19 Cephei
19 Cephei belongs to spectral class O9 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Cephei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
19 Cephei star system properties
19 Cephei is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 19 Cephei double sysyem: