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29 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 40.7°   Azimuth: 46.0°   Direction: North-East

29 Camelopardalis is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

29 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, 29 Camelopardalis 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 29 Camelopardalis:


29 Camelopardalis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 40.7°
Azimuth: 46.0°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 29 Camelopardalis

29 Camelopardalis 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 29 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 50m 34s
+56° 55’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 29 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 29 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 29 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 29 Camelopardalis from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

29 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 00:32 UTC (altitude: 84.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 29 Camelopardalis

The image below is a photograph of 29 Camelopardalis 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 29 Camelopardalis is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 29 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 29 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 29 Camelopardalis during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 29 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

29 Camelopardalis is distant 440.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

135.14 pc
440.54 ly
4 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 29 Camelopardalis

29 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 29 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 29 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

29 Camelopardalis star system properties

29 Camelopardalis 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 29 Camelopardalis double sysyem:

25.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of 29 Camelopardalis

29 Camelopardalis