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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Tegmine - ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:06 | Tran: 13:38 | Set: 21:09
Alt: 30.83°   Az: 100.67°   Direction: East

Tegmine, also designated as ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri), is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Cancer.

Tegmine visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its faintness, Tegmine 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.

Tegmine is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of Tegmine - ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri) star
DSS2 image of Tegmine. The red arrow shows the motion of Tegmine during the next 1000 years (1.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.25 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

08h 13m 36s
+17° 34’ 22”
19h 50m 55s
04h 04m 32s

J2000

08h 12m 12s
+17° 38’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates

205.3°
25.53°

Finder Chart

Finder chart Tegmine - ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri) star
Simplified finder chart for Tegmine - ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.63
Main-sequence

F8V
6213K

Star System Properties

Tegmine is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Tegmine double sysyem:

5.63
6.03
0.4
0.9 arcsec

Alternative Designations

Tegmine
ζ1 Cancri
(zeta1 Cancri)
SAO97645
SAO97645

Visibility from Your Location

Today's Tegmine - ζ1 Cancri (zeta1 Cancri) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.4°
Max altitude: 56.1°
Azimuth: 287.6°