Visibility IV / V
The movement of Barnard's star in the sky in 2017-2022 as an animated GIF. Barnard's star is a red dwarf star at a distance of 5.98 light years in the constellation Serpentine. The star has a mass of 14% of the Sun's mass and a diameter of 20% of the Sun's diameter. The surface temperature of the star is 3100 degrees and its brightness is 0.0004 times the brightness of the Sun. The star moves in the sky remarkably fast, about 10 seconds of arc per year. As a telescope, Celestron 8, F6.3 in focus. Camera Canon Eos 60Da. 2022 image exposures 7 times 30 seconds, ISO 3200.