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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

35 Cancri

35 Cancri is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cancer.

35 Cancri visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, 35 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 35 Cancri:

35 Cancri is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 58°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 35 Cancri

35 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 35 Cancri are provided in the following table:

08h 35m 19s
+19° 35’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 35 Cancri in the sky:

Finder chart 35 Cancri star
Simplified finder chart for 35 Cancri.

Visibility of 35 Cancri from your location

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

Today's 35 Cancri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 70.4°
Max altitude: 58.1°
Azimuth: 289.6°
35 Cancri is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 35 Cancri

The image below is a photograph of 35 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 35 Cancri is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 35 Cancri star
DSS2 image of 35 Cancri. The red arrow shows the motion of 35 Cancri during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 35 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement

35 Cancri is distant 585.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

179.53 pc
585.28 ly
36 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 35 Cancri

35 Cancri belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 35 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 35 Cancri. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 35 Cancri