25 Cancri is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.
25 Cancri visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, 25 Cancri 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 25 Cancri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 25 Cancri
25 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 25 Cancri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 25 Cancri in the sky:
Visibility of 25 Cancri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 25 Cancri
The image below is a photograph of 25 Cancri 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 25 Cancri is -0.192 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.151 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 25 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of 25 Cancri
25 Cancri belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.