HR157 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR157 visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR157 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 HR157:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR157
HR157 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 HR157 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR157 in the sky:
Visibility of HR157 from your location
Today's HR157 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 HR157
The image below is a photograph of HR157 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 HR157 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR157 from the Sun and relative movement
HR157 is distant 1,021.94 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR157
HR157 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR157 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.