34 Cancri is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.
34 Cancri visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, 34 Cancri 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 34 Cancri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 34 Cancri
34 Cancri 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 34 Cancri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 34 Cancri in the sky:
Visibility of 34 Cancri from your location
Today's 34 Cancri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 34 Cancri
The image below is a photograph of 34 Cancri 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 34 Cancri is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 34 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement
34 Cancri is distant 540.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 34 Cancri
34 Cancri belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 34 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.