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33 Capricorni

33 Capricorni is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

33 Capricorni visual magnitude is 5.41. Because of its reltive faintness, 33 Capricorni 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 33 Capricorni:

33 Capricorni is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Capricorni

33 Capricorni is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 33 Capricorni are provided in the following table:

21h 24m 09s
-20° 51’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 33 Capricorni in the sky:

Finder chart 33 Capricorni star
Simplified finder chart for 33 Capricorni.

Visibility of 33 Capricorni from your location

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

Today's 33 Capricorni rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.9°
Max altitude: 17.7°
Azimuth: 249.1°
33 Capricorni is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 33 Capricorni

The image below is a photograph of 33 Capricorni 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 33 Capricorni is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.125 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 33 Capricorni star
DSS2 image of 33 Capricorni. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Capricorni during the next 1000 years (-0.12 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 33 Capricorni from the Sun and relative movement

33 Capricorni is distant 227.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

69.88 pc
227.81 ly
22 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.125 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 33 Capricorni

33 Capricorni belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Capricorni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 33 Capricorni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 33 Capricorni

33 Capricorni