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30 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 21.0°   Azimuth: 7.2°   Direction: North

30 Camelopardalis is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

30 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, 30 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 30 Camelopardalis:


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

Altitude: 21.0°
Azimuth: 7.2°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 30 Camelopardalis

30 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 30 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

05h 52m 17s
+58° 57’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 30 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 30 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 30 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 30 Camelopardalis from your location

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

30 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 12:33 UTC (altitude: 82.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 30 Camelopardalis

The image below is a photograph of 30 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 30 Camelopardalis is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 30 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 30 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 30 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 30 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

30 Camelopardalis is distant 545.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

167.22 pc
545.15 ly
12 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 30 Camelopardalis

30 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 30 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 30 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 30 Camelopardalis

30 Camelopardalis