HR164 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR164 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR164 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 HR164:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR164
HR164 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 HR164 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR164 in the sky:
Visibility of HR164 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR164 is circumpolar and transits at 08:00 UTC (altitude: 87.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR164
The image below is a photograph of HR164 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 HR164 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR164 from the Sun and relative movement
HR164 is distant 1,330.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR164
HR164 belongs to spectral class K7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR164 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR164 star system properties
HR164 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR164 double sysyem: