δ1 Canis Minoris (delta1 Canis Minoris)
δ1 Canis Minoris is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Canis Minor.
δ1 Canis Minoris visual magnitude is 5.25. Because of its reltive faintness, δ1 Canis Minoris 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 δ1 Canis Minoris:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of δ1 Canis Minoris
δ1 Canis Minoris is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of δ1 Canis Minoris are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of δ1 Canis Minoris in the sky:
Visibility of δ1 Canis Minoris from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's δ1 Canis Minoris (delta1 Canis Minoris) 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 δ1 Canis Minoris
The image below is a photograph of δ1 Canis Minoris 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 δ1 Canis Minoris is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of δ1 Canis Minoris from the Sun and relative movement
δ1 Canis Minoris is distant 787.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of δ1 Canis Minoris
δ1 Canis Minoris belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where δ1 Canis Minoris is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.