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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 19 Lyncis in the sky:
Visibility of 19 Lyncis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
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.
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.
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 Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: