24 Capricorni is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
24 Capricorni visual magnitude is 4.5. Because of its moderate brightness, 24 Capricorni should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 24 Capricorni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 24 Capricorni
24 Capricorni is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 24 Capricorni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 24 Capricorni in the sky:
Visibility of 24 Capricorni from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 24 Capricorni rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 24 Capricorni
The image below is a photograph of 24 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 24 Capricorni is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 24 Capricorni from the Sun and relative movement
24 Capricorni is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 24 Capricorni
24 Capricorni belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 24 Capricorni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
24 Capricorni star system properties
24 Capricorni is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 24 Capricorni double sysyem: