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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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ρ1 Cephei (rho1 Cephei)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 53.68°   Az: 342.06°   Direction: North-North-West

ρ1 Cephei is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Cepheus.

ρ1 Cephei visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, ρ1 Cephei is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of ρ1 Cephei (rho1 Cephei) star
DSS2 image of ρ1 Cephei. The red arrow shows the motion of ρ1 Cephei during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

22h 26m 52s
+78° 54’ 40”
04h 46m 03s
03h 12m 56s

J2000

22h 26m 42s
+78° 47’ 08”

Galactic Coordinates

116°
17.91°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ρ1 Cephei (rho1 Cephei) star
Simplified finder chart for ρ1 Cephei (rho1 Cephei).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.83
Main-sequence

1.85
A2V
8571K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ρ1 Cephei is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ρ1 Cephei. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ρ1 Cephei is distant 204.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

62.58
204.01
-6 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/y
-0.043"/y

Alternative Designations

ρ1 Cephei
(rho1 Cephei)
SAO10375
SAO10375

Visibility from Your Location

ρ1 Cephei (rho1 Cephei) is circumpolar and transits at 02:25 UTC (altitude: 62.6°)