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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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θ Draconis (theta Draconis)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 34.88°   Az: 37.53°   Direction: North-East

θ Draconis is a sub-giant star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Draco.

θ Draconis visual magnitude is 4.01. Because of its moderate brightness, θ Draconis is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of θ Draconis (theta Draconis) star
DSS2 image of θ Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of θ Draconis during the next 1000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.58 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 02m 22s
+58° 29’ 52”
16h 51m 59s
08h 54m 21s

J2000

16h 01m 53s
+58° 33’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates

90.18°
44.58°

Finder Chart

Finder chart θ Draconis (theta Draconis) star
Simplified finder chart for θ Draconis (theta Draconis).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.01
Sub-giant

2.41
F8IV
6300K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where θ Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

θ Draconis is distant 68.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

20.92
68.22
-9 km/s
-0.32 arcsec/y
0.335"/y

Alternative Designations

θ Draconis
(theta Draconis)
13 Draconis
SAO29765
SAO29765
Gl 609.1

Visibility from Your Location

θ Draconis (theta Draconis) is circumpolar and transits at 20:09 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)