HR197 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR197 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR197 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 HR197:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR197
HR197 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 HR197 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR197 in the sky:
Visibility of HR197 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR197
The image below is a photograph of HR197 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 HR197 is -0.066 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR197 from the Sun and relative movement
HR197 is distant 90.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR197
HR197 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR197 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.