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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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24 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 18.2°   Azimuth: 3.6°   Direction: North

24 Camelopardalis is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

24 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, 24 Camelopardalis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 24 Camelopardalis is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 24 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 24 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 24 Camelopardalis


24 Camelopardalis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.2°
Azimuth: 3.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Camelopardalis

24 Camelopardalis 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 24 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 43m 01s
+56° 34’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 24 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 24 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 24 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 24 Camelopardalis from your location

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

24 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 19:22 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)

Distance of 24 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

24 Camelopardalis is distant 200.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

61.50 pc
200.49 ly
-29 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 24 Camelopardalis

24 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 24 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 24 Camelopardalis

24 Camelopardalis