39 Draconis is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.
39 Draconis visual magnitude is 4.98. Because of its moderate brightness, 39 Draconis 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 39 Draconis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 39 Draconis
39 Draconis 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 39 Draconis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 39 Draconis in the sky:
Visibility of 39 Draconis from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
39 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 01:54 UTC (altitude: 82.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 39 Draconis
The image below is a photograph of 39 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 39 Draconis is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 39 Draconis from the Sun and relative movement
39 Draconis is distant 188.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 39 Draconis
39 Draconis 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 39 Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
39 Draconis star system properties
39 Draconis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 39 Draconis double sysyem: