36 Capricorni is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
36 Capricorni visual magnitude is 4.51. Because of its moderate brightness, 36 Capricorni should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 36 Capricorni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 36 Capricorni
36 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 36 Capricorni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 36 Capricorni in the sky:
Visibility of 36 Capricorni from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 36 Capricorni
The image below is a photograph of 36 Capricorni 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 36 Capricorni is 0.138 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 36 Capricorni from the Sun and relative movement
36 Capricorni is distant 179.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 36 Capricorni
36 Capricorni belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Capricorni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.