Nashira - γ Capricorni (gamma Capricorni)
Nashira, also designated as γ Capricorni (gamma Capricorni), is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
Nashira visual magnitude is 3.68. Because of its moderate brightness, Nashira should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about Nashira:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Nashira
Nashira 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 Nashira are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Nashira in the sky:
Visibility of Nashira from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of Nashira
The image below is a photograph of Nashira 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 Nashira is 0.19 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Nashira from the Sun and relative movement
Nashira is distant 138.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Nashira
Nashira belongs to spectral class F0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Nashira is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.