UV Camelopardalis
UV Camelopardalis
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UV Camelopardalis
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Exposures: RGB 46/46/46 x 2m = 4h 36m
Processing: SGP,MaximDL,Gimp
Telescope: CFF132,STF-8300M,GM1000
Guider: LE80,LSX2,GSO2X
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.

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