Tonatiuh - HR4609
Tonatiuh, also designated as , is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
Tonatiuh visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, Tonatiuh 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 Tonatiuh:
Tonatiuh - HR4609 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Tonatiuh
Tonatiuh is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Tonatiuh are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Tonatiuh in the sky:
Visibility of Tonatiuh from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Tonatiuh - HR4609 is circumpolar and transits at 18:45 UTC (altitude: 64.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Tonatiuh
The image below is a photograph of Tonatiuh 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 Tonatiuh is 0.147 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.091 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Tonatiuh from the Sun and relative movement
Tonatiuh is distant 332.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Tonatiuh
Tonatiuh belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Tonatiuh is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.