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33 Lyncis

Altitude: -1.0°   Azimuth: 12.6°   Direction: North-North-East

33 Lyncis is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.

33 Lyncis visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, 33 Lyncis 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 Lyncis:


33 Lyncis is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.0°
Azimuth: 12.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Lyncis

33 Lyncis 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 33 Lyncis are provided in the following table:

08h 34m 43s
+36° 25’ 09”

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

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

Visibility of 33 Lyncis 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 Lyncis 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: 53.6°
Max altitude: 74.9°
Azimuth: 306.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 33 Lyncis

The image below is a photograph of 33 Lyncis 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 Lyncis is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 33 Lyncis star
DSS2 image of 33 Lyncis. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Lyncis during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 33 Lyncis from the Sun and relative movement

33 Lyncis is distant 320.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

98.33 pc
320.55 ly
25 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.044 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 33 Lyncis

33 Lyncis belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Lyncis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of 33 Lyncis