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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

32 Cassiopeiae

32 Cassiopeiae is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

32 Cassiopeiae visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, 32 Cassiopeiae 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 32 Cassiopeiae:

5.57
Sub-giant
32 Cassiopeiae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 31°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Cassiopeiae

32 Cassiopeiae is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 32 Cassiopeiae are provided in the following table:

01h 11m 41s
+65° 01’ 08”
125.07°
2.23°
Cassiopeia

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Cassiopeiae in the sky:

Finder chart 32 Cassiopeiae star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Cassiopeiae.

Visibility of 32 Cassiopeiae from your location

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

32 Cassiopeiae is circumpolar and transits at 16:01 UTC (altitude: 76.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Cassiopeiae

The image below is a photograph of 32 Cassiopeiae 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 32 Cassiopeiae is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Cassiopeiae star
DSS2 image of 32 Cassiopeiae. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Cassiopeiae during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 32 Cassiopeiae from the Sun and relative movement

32 Cassiopeiae is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

111.23 pc
362.63 ly
-2 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Cassiopeiae

32 Cassiopeiae belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.34
B9IV
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Cassiopeiae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Cassiopeiae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 32 Cassiopeiae

32 Cassiopeiae
SAO11617
SAO11617