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50 Cassiopeiae

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 34.30°   Az: 355.66°   Direction: North

50 Cassiopeiae is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

50 Cassiopeiae visual magnitude is 3.98. Because of its moderate brightness, 50 Cassiopeiae is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of 50 Cassiopeiae star
DSS2 image of 50 Cassiopeiae. The red arrow shows the motion of 50 Cassiopeiae during the next 10000 years (-7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 05m 35s
+72° 32’ 18”
11h 11m 57s
13h 17m 32s

J2000

02h 03m 26s
+72° 25’ 17”

Galactic Coordinates

128.38°
10.31°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 50 Cassiopeiae star
Simplified finder chart for 50 Cassiopeiae.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

3.98
Main-sequence

0.50
A2V
10252K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 50 Cassiopeiae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 50 Cassiopeiae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

50 Cassiopeiae is distant 162.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

49.70
162.03
-14 km/s
-0.045 arcsec/y
0.022"/y

Alternative Designations

50 Cassiopeiae
SAO4560
SAO4560

Visibility from Your Location

50 Cassiopeiae is circumpolar and transits at 05:51 UTC (altitude: 68.9°)