HR156 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR156 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR156 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 HR156:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR156
HR156 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 HR156 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR156 in the sky:
Visibility of HR156 from your location
Today's HR156 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 HR156
The image below is a photograph of HR156 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 HR156 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR156 from the Sun and relative movement
HR156 is distant 334.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR156
HR156 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR156 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.