The star τ-Cas

Color-magnitude diagram
Image of τ-Cas
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Seattle , τ-Cas is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 19:00 (PST), 43° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:45, 27° above your north-eastern horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name τ-Cas
Object Type Star
Other Names
5-Cas
HR 9008
HD 223165
NSV 14707
HIP 117301
TYC 4013-1825-1
Gaia DR2- 1999333119114597632
Position
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Magnitude:
Variable
4.88 (V) [1]
6.31 (BT) [1]
5.00 (VT) [1]
4.52 (G) [2]
5.14 (BP) [2]
3.90 (RP) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.11
Right ascension:23h47m03s [2]
Declination:+58°39'08" [2]
Distance:52.5 parsec
171.2 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):83.4 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):46.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.28

Seattle

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

47.61°N
122.33°W
PST

Color scheme