51 Camelopardalis is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
51 Camelopardalis visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, 51 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 51 Camelopardalis:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 51 Camelopardalis
51 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 51 Camelopardalis are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 51 Camelopardalis in the sky:
Visibility of 51 Camelopardalis from your location
51 Camelopardalis is circumpolar and transits at 03:03 UTC (altitude: 76.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 51 Camelopardalis
The image below is a photograph of 51 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 51 Camelopardalis is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 51 Camelopardalis from the Sun and relative movement
51 Camelopardalis is distant 331.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 51 Camelopardalis
51 Camelopardalis belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 51 Camelopardalis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.