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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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43 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 30.4°   Azimuth: 1.9°   Direction: North

43 Camelopardalis is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

43 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 5.12. Because of its reltive faintness, 43 Camelopardalis should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 43 Camelopardalis is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 43 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 43 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 43 Camelopardalis during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 43 Camelopardalis


43 Camelopardalis is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.4°
Azimuth: 1.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 43 Camelopardalis

43 Camelopardalis 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 43 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

06h 53m 42s
+68° 53’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 43 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 43 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 43 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 43 Camelopardalis from your location

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

43 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 20:36 UTC (altitude: 72.6°)

Distance of 43 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

43 Camelopardalis is distant 1,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

306.75 pc
1,000.00 ly
-21 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 43 Camelopardalis

43 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 43 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 43 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 43 Camelopardalis

43 Camelopardalis