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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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30 Draconis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 36.1°   Azimuth: 308.5°   Direction: North-West

30 Draconis is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Draco.

30 Draconis visual magnitude is 5.02. Because of its faintness, 30 Draconis 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 30 Draconis

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

30 Draconis 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 Draconis are provided in the following table:

17h 49m 04s
+50° 46’ 51”
Image of 30 Draconis star
DSS2 image of 30 Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of 30 Draconis during the next 1000 years (-0.80 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.52 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 30 Draconis


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 30 Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Distance of 30 Draconis from the Sun and relative movement

30 Draconis is distant 216.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 55 kilometers per second.

66.53 pc
216.90 ly
-55 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
0.211 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 30 Draconis

30 Draconis

Visibility of 30 Draconis from your location

30 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 23:42 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)