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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR19 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR19 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR19 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 HR19:

HR19 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 7°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR19

HR19 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 HR19 are provided in the following table:

00h 08m 52s
+25° 27’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR19 in the sky:

Finder chart HR19 star
Simplified finder chart for HR19.

Visibility of HR19 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR19 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.5°
Max altitude: 64.0°
Azimuth: 295.5°
HR19 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR19

The image below is a photograph of HR19 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 HR19 is 0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR19 star
DSS2 image of HR19. The red arrow shows the motion of HR19 during the next 1000 years (1.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.52 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR19 from the Sun and relative movement

HR19 is distant 419.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

128.53 pc
419.02 ly
15 km/s
0.114 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR19

HR19 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR19 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR19. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR19