HR118 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR118 visual magnitude is 5.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR118 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 HR118:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR118
HR118 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 HR118 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR118 in the sky:
Visibility of HR118 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR118
The image below is a photograph of HR118 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 HR118 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR118 from the Sun and relative movement
HR118 is distant 180.31 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR118
HR118 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR118 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.