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Altitude: 71.9°   Azimuth: 50.8°   Direction: North-East

HR113 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR113 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR113 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 HR113:


HR113 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 71.9°
Azimuth: 50.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR113

HR113 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR113 are provided in the following table:

00h 30m 19s
+59° 58’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR113 in the sky:

Finder chart HR113 star
Simplified finder chart for HR113.

Visibility of HR113 from your location

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

HR113 is circumpolar and transits at 19:32 UTC (altitude: 81.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR113

The image below is a photograph of HR113 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 HR113 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR113 star
DSS2 image of HR113. The red arrow shows the motion of HR113 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR113 from the Sun and relative movement

HR113 is distant 718.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

220.26 pc
718.06 ly
-17 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR113

HR113 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR113 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR113. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR113 star system properties

HR113 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR113 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR113