ω1 Cancri (omega1 Cancri)
ω1 Cancri is a giant star in the constellation of Cancer.
ω1 Cancri visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, ω1 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 ω1 Cancri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ω1 Cancri
ω1 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 ω1 Cancri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ω1 Cancri in the sky:
Visibility of ω1 Cancri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of ω1 Cancri
The image below is a photograph of ω1 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 ω1 Cancri is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ω1 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement
ω1 Cancri is distant 1,124.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ω1 Cancri
ω1 Cancri belongs to spectral class G8
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ω1 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.