Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
🌎 Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR10

HR10 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR10 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR10 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 HR10:

6.19
Main-sequence
HR10 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR10

HR10 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR10 are provided in the following table:

00h 07m 18s
-17° 23’ 11”
74.36°
-75.9°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR10 in the sky:

Finder chart HR10 star
Simplified finder chart for HR10.

Visibility of HR10 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR10 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.4°
Max altitude: 21.1°
Azimuth: 252.6°
HR10 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR10

The image below is a photograph of HR10 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 HR10 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR10 star
DSS2 image of HR10. The red arrow shows the motion of HR10 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR10 from the Sun and relative movement

HR10 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

160.26 pc
522.44 ly
-9 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR10

HR10 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.17
A6V
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR10 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR10. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR10

SAO147090
SAO147090