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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:38  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:28


HR205 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR205 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR205 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 HR205:

HR205 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 60°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR205

HR205 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 HR205 are provided in the following table:

00h 46m 10s
+44° 51’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR205 in the sky:

Finder chart HR205 star
Simplified finder chart for HR205.

Visibility of HR205 from your location

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

HR205 is circumpolar and transits at 12:11 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR205

The image below is a photograph of HR205 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 HR205 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR205 star
DSS2 image of HR205. The red arrow shows the motion of HR205 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR205 from the Sun and relative movement

HR205 is distant 452.15 light years from the Sun

138.70 pc
452.15 ly
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR205

HR205 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR205 is also a HgMnCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR205 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR205. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR205