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35 Draconis

Altitude: 38.9°   Azimuth: 355.1°   Direction: North

35 Draconis is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Draco.

35 Draconis visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its reltive faintness, 35 Draconis 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 Draconis:


35 Draconis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 38.9°
Azimuth: 355.1°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 35 Draconis

35 Draconis is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 35 Draconis are provided in the following table:

17h 49m 27s
+76° 57’ 46”

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

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

Visibility of 35 Draconis from your location

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

35 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 00:44 UTC (altitude: 64.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 35 Draconis

The image below is a photograph of 35 Draconis 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 Draconis is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.248 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 35 Draconis star
DSS2 image of 35 Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of 35 Draconis during the next 1000 years (0.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.13 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 35 Draconis from the Sun and relative movement

35 Draconis is distant 104.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

32.12 pc
104.72 ly
-23 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
0.248 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 35 Draconis

35 Draconis belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 35 Draconis

35 Draconis