HR196 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR196 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR196 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 HR196:
HR196 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR196
HR196 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 HR196 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR196 in the sky:
Visibility of HR196 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR196 is circumpolar and transits at 07:31 UTC (altitude: 86.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR196
The image below is a photograph of HR196 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 HR196 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR196 from the Sun and relative movement
HR196 is distant 351.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR196
HR196 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR196 star system properties
HR196 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 HR196 double sysyem: