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HR199

HR199 is a double giant star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR199 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR199 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 HR199:

6.07
Giant
HR199 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR199

HR199 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR199 are provided in the following table:

00h 44m 32s
-62° 29’ 52”
304.31°
-54.61°
Tucana

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR199 in the sky:

Finder chart HR199 star
Simplified finder chart for HR199.

Visibility of HR199 from your location

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

HR199 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR199

The image below is a photograph of HR199 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 HR199 is 0.143 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR199 star
DSS2 image of HR199. The red arrow shows the motion of HR199 during the next 1000 years (2.38 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR199 from the Sun and relative movement

HR199 is distant 274.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

84.10 pc
274.18 ly
-4 km/s
0.143 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR199

HR199 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.45
F5III
6674K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR199 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR199. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR199 star system properties

HR199 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR199 double sysyem:

6.07
7.87
1.8
2.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR199

SAO248243
SAO248243