20 Capricorni is a variable star in the constellation of Capricornus.
20 Capricorni visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, 20 Capricorni 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 20 Capricorni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 20 Capricorni
20 Capricorni is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 20 Capricorni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 20 Capricorni in the sky:
Visibility of 20 Capricorni from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 20 Capricorni
The image below is a photograph of 20 Capricorni 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 20 Capricorni is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 20 Capricorni from the Sun and relative movement
20 Capricorni is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 20 Capricorni
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 20 Capricorni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.