HR150 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR150 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR150 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 HR150:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR150
HR150 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 HR150 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR150 in the sky:
Visibility of HR150 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR150 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR150
The image below is a photograph of HR150 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 HR150 is -0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR150 from the Sun and relative movement
HR150 is distant 463.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR150
HR150 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR150 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.