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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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25 Cancri

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:00 | Tran: 13:28 | Set: 20:55
Alt: 13.07°   Az: 280.91°   Direction: West

25 Cancri is a main-sequence star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Cancer.

25 Cancri visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, 25 Cancri is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 25 Cancri star
DSS2 image of 25 Cancri. The red arrow shows the motion of 25 Cancri during the next 1000 years (-3.20 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.52 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 27m 13s
+16° 57’ 52”
06h 00m 48s
14h 28m 01s

J2000

08h 25m 49s
+17° 02’ 45”

Galactic Coordinates

207.3°
28.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 25 Cancri star
Simplified finder chart for 25 Cancri.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.14
Main-sequence

2.88
F6V
6827K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 25 Cancri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

25 Cancri is distant 146.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

44.96
146.58
38 km/s
-0.192 arcsec/y
-0.151"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO97806
SAO97806

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 25 Cancri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.0°
Max altitude: 55.5°
Azimuth: 287.0°