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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

65 Draconis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 75.0°   Azimuth: 336.7°   Direction: North-North-West

65 Draconis is a multiple giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Draco.

65 Draconis visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its faintness, 65 Draconis is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 65 Draconis

Finder chart 65 Draconis star
Simplified finder chart for 65 Draconis.

65 Draconis 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 65 Draconis are provided in the following table:

20h 02m 20s
+64° 38’ 03”
97.64°
17.21°
Draco
Image of 65 Draconis star
DSS2 image of 65 Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of 65 Draconis during the next 10000 years (7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 65 Draconis

6.57
Giant

1.51
G7
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 65 Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 65 Draconis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

65 Draconis star system properties

65 Draconis is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 65 Draconis double sysyem:

6.57
8.67
2.1
96.8 arcsec

Distance of 65 Draconis from the Sun and relative movement

65 Draconis is distant 335.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

102.88 pc
335.39 ly
9 km/s
0.046 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 65 Draconis

65 Draconis
SAO18669
SAO18669

Visibility of 65 Draconis from your location

65 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 02:26 UTC (altitude: 76.8°)