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19 Lyncis

19 Lyncis is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

19 Lyncis visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its reltive faintness, 19 Lyncis 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 Lyncis:

19 Lyncis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 23°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Lyncis

19 Lyncis 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 19 Lyncis are provided in the following table:

07h 22m 52s
+55° 16’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Lyncis in the sky:

Finder chart 19 Lyncis star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Lyncis.

Visibility of 19 Lyncis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

19 Lyncis is circumpolar and transits at 14:59 UTC (altitude: 86.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 19 Lyncis

The image below is a photograph of 19 Lyncis 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 Lyncis is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 19 Lyncis star
DSS2 image of 19 Lyncis. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Lyncis during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 19 Lyncis from the Sun and relative movement

19 Lyncis is distant 468.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

143.68 pc
468.39 ly
5 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 19 Lyncis

19 Lyncis belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Lyncis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Lyncis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

19 Lyncis star system properties

19 Lyncis 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 Lyncis double sysyem:

15.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of 19 Lyncis