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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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49 Camelopardalis

Altitude: 24.7°   Azimuth: 353.9°   Direction: North

49 Camelopardalis is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

49 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, 49 Camelopardalis should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 49 Camelopardalis is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 49 Camelopardalis star
DSS2 image of 49 Camelopardalis. The red arrow shows the motion of 49 Camelopardalis during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 49 Camelopardalis


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

Altitude: 24.7°
Azimuth: 353.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 49 Camelopardalis

49 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 49 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:

07h 46m 27s
+62° 49’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 49 Camelopardalis in the sky:

Finder chart 49 Camelopardalis star
Simplified finder chart for 49 Camelopardalis.

Visibility of 49 Camelopardalis from your location

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

49 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 20:50 UTC (altitude: 78.6°)

Distance of 49 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement

49 Camelopardalis is distant 264.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

81.17 pc
264.61 ly
2 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 49 Camelopardalis

49 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class F0 49 Camelopardalis is also a SrEu chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 49 Camelopardalis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 49 Camelopardalis

49 Camelopardalis