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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:58 | Tran: 7:40 | Set: 16:18
Altitude: -9.5°   Azimuth: 16.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR149 is a variable giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR149 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its faintness, HR149 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR149

Finder chart HR149 star
Simplified finder chart for HR149.

HR149 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 HR149 are provided in the following table:

00h 36m 20s
+27° 15’ 16”
Image of HR149 star
DSS2 image of HR149. The red arrow shows the motion of HR149 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR149


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR149 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR149 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR149. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR149 from the Sun and relative movement

HR149 is distant 701.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

215.05 pc
701.08 ly
1 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR149


Visibility of HR149 from your location

Today's HR149 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.7°
Max altitude: 65.8°
Azimuth: 297.3°