HR102 is a giant star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR102 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR102 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 HR102:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR102
HR102 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR102 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR102 in the sky:
Visibility of HR102 from your location
Today's HR102 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR102
The image below is a photograph of HR102 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 HR102 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR102 from the Sun and relative movement
HR102 is distant 670.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR102
HR102 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR102 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.