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HR11

HR11 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR11 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR11 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 HR11:

6.43
Giant
HR11 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 36°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR11

HR11 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 HR11 are provided in the following table:

00h 07m 44s
-02° 32’ 56”
98.02°
-63.29°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR11 in the sky:

Finder chart HR11 star
Simplified finder chart for HR11.

Visibility of HR11 from your location

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

Today's HR11 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.5°
Max altitude: 36.0°
Azimuth: 267.5°
HR11 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR11

The image below is a photograph of HR11 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 HR11 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR11 star
DSS2 image of HR11. The red arrow shows the motion of HR11 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR11 from the Sun and relative movement

HR11 is distant 487.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

149.48 pc
487.29 ly
13 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR11

HR11 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR11 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.

0.56
B8III
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR11 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR11. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR11

SAO128595
SAO128595