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47 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 21.7°   Azimuth: 354.8°   Direction: North

47 Camelopardalis is a double star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

47 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, 47 Camelopardalis 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 47 Camelopardalis:


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

Altitude: 21.7°
Azimuth: 354.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 47 Camelopardalis

47 Camelopardalis 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 47 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

07h 22m 17s
+59° 54’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 47 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 47 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 47 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 47 Camelopardalis from your location

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

47 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 02:55 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 47 Camelopardalis

The image below is a photograph of 47 Camelopardalis 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 47 Camelopardalis is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 47 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 47 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 47 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 47 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

47 Camelopardalis is distant 229.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

70.27 pc
229.09 ly
7 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 47 Camelopardalis

47 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class A8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 47 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 47 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

47 Camelopardalis star system properties

47 Camelopardalis is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 47 Camelopardalis double sysyem:

2.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of 47 Camelopardalis

47 Camelopardalis