HR161 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR161 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR161 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 HR161:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR161
HR161 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 HR161 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR161 in the sky:
Visibility of HR161 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR161 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR161
The image below is a photograph of HR161 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 HR161 is 0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR161 from the Sun and relative movement
HR161 is distant 576.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR161
HR161 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR161 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.