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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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24 Cancri

Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:27 | Tran: 15:45 | Set: 0:02
Altitude: 52.8°   Azimuth: 123.6°   Direction: East-South-East

24 Cancri is a variable and multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Cancer.

24 Cancri visual magnitude is 7.81. Because of its faintness, 24 Cancri is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Cancri

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

24 Cancri 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 24 Cancri are provided in the following table:

08h 26m 40s
+24° 32’ 07”
Image of 24 Cancri star
DSS2 image of 24 Cancri. The red arrow shows the motion of 24 Cancri during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 24 Cancri


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


24 Cancri star system properties

24 Cancri 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 24 Cancri double sysyem:

5.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of 24 Cancri


Visibility of 24 Cancri from your location

Today's 24 Cancri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.5°
Max altitude: 63.1°
Azimuth: 294.5°