75 Cancri is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Cancer.
75 Cancri visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, 75 Cancri 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 75 Cancri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 75 Cancri
75 Cancri 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 75 Cancri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 75 Cancri in the sky:
Visibility of 75 Cancri from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 75 Cancri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 75 Cancri
The image below is a photograph of 75 Cancri 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 75 Cancri is -0.136 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.368 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 75 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement
75 Cancri is distant 101.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 75 Cancri
75 Cancri belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 75 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
75 Cancri star system properties
75 Cancri is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 75 Cancri double sysyem: