Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Exposures: RGB 46/46/46 x 2m = 4h 36m
UV Camelopardalis is a carbon star located in the Camelopardalis constellation.
UV Camelopardalis (UV Cam)
is the moderately bright red star in the middle of the image. It is listed in SIMBAD as a carbon star and it has a spectral type C-J4. Visually, U Cam is observed to be a deep-hued red color often seen in most carbon stars.
UV Camelopardalis is a semi-regular variable star that ranges in visual magnitude from 7.5 to 8.1 over a period of 294 days. It is too usually faint to be seen by the naked eye and a telescope is required to view this star.
The star is 845.6660 parsecs from earth which means it is roughly 2758.1935 light years away.