25 Lyncis is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.
25 Lyncis visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, 25 Lyncis 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 Lyncis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 25 Lyncis
25 Lyncis 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 25 Lyncis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 25 Lyncis in the sky:
Visibility of 25 Lyncis from your location
25 Lyncis is circumpolar and transits at 13:20 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 25 Lyncis
The image below is a photograph of 25 Lyncis 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 Lyncis is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 25 Lyncis from the Sun and relative movement
25 Lyncis is distant 615.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 63 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 25 Lyncis
25 Lyncis belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 25 Lyncis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.