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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR164

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 21.11°   Az: 325.45°   Direction: North-West

HR164 is a double giant star of spectral class K7 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR164 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its faintness, HR164 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR164 star
DSS2 image of HR164. The red arrow shows the motion of HR164 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 40m 32s
+49° 29’ 20”
08h 21m 51s
09h 02m 23s

J2000

00h 39m 09s
+49° 21’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates

120.88°
-13.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR164 star
Simplified finder chart for HR164.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.43
Giant

-2.62
K7III
3594K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR164 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR164. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

5.43
10.73
5.3
13.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

408.16
1,330.61
-8 km/s
0.008 arcsec/y
-0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO36550
SAO36550

Visibility from Your Location

HR164 is circumpolar and transits at 04:30 UTC (altitude: 88.0°)