HR158 is a variable dwarf star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR158 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR158 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 HR158:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR158
HR158 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 HR158 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR158 in the sky:
Visibility of HR158 from your location
HR158 is circumpolar and transits at 19:55 UTC (altitude: 59.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR158
The image below is a photograph of HR158 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 HR158 is -0.111 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.078 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR158 from the Sun and relative movement
HR158 is distant 105.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR158
HR158 belongs to spectral class F6
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR158 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.