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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:27 | Tran: 7:58 | Set: 11:30
Altitude: -7.2°   Azimuth: 237.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR102 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR102 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its faintness, HR102 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR102

Finder chart HR102 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

00h 27m 14s
-25° 32’ 49”
Image of HR102 star
DSS2 image of HR102. The red arrow shows the motion of HR102 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR102


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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR102. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

205.76 pc
670.78 ly
-3 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR102


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):

Azimuth: 115.5°
Max altitude: 13.0°
Azimuth: 244.5°