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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -39.48°   Az: 216.09°   Direction: South-West

HR199 is a double giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Tucana.

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

HR199 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

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);

Celestial Coordinates


00h 45m 35s
-62° 21’ 49”
05h 14m 13s
05h 59m 48s


00h 44m 32s
-62° 29’ 52”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR199 star
Simplified finder chart for HR199.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR199 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

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

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:

2.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
-0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR199 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK