HR146 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR146 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR146 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 HR146:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR146
HR146 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR146 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR146 in the sky:
Visibility of HR146 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR146 is circumpolar and transits at 08:06 UTC (altitude: 81.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR146
The image below is a photograph of HR146 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 HR146 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR146 from the Sun and relative movement
HR146 is distant 3,360.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR146
HR146 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR146 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.