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33 Capricorni

Altitude: 15.6°   Azimuth: 199.2°   Direction: South-South-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about 33 Capricorni

5.41
Hypergiant

33 Capricorni is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.6°
Azimuth: 199.2°
Direction: South-South-West

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”
28.78°
-42.56°
Capricornus

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.9°
Max altitude: 17.7°
Azimuth: 249.1°

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.

1.19
K0III
4389K

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
SAO190295
SAO190295