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HR13

Altitude: -23.5°   Azimuth: 245.1°   Direction: West-South-West

HR13 is a giant star in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR13 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR13 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 HR13:

5.68
Giant

HR13 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -23.5°
Azimuth: 245.1°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR13

HR13 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 HR13 are provided in the following table:

00h 08m 03s
-33° 31’ 45”
355.91°
-78.67°
Sculptor

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR13 in the sky:

Finder chart HR13 star
Simplified finder chart for HR13.

Visibility of HR13 from your location

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

Today's HR13 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.5°
Max altitude: 5.0°
Azimuth: 236.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR13

The image below is a photograph of HR13 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 HR13 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR13 star
DSS2 image of HR13. The red arrow shows the motion of HR13 during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR13 from the Sun and relative movement

HR13 is distant 325.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

99.80 pc
325.35 ly
7 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR13

HR13 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.68
K1III
4472K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR13 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR13. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR13

SAO192367
SAO192367