HR212 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR212 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR212 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 HR212:
HR212 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR212
HR212 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR212 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR212 in the sky:
Visibility of HR212 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR212 is circumpolar and transits at 07:34 UTC (altitude: 68.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR212
The image below is a photograph of HR212 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 HR212 is 0.13 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR212 from the Sun and relative movement
HR212 is distant 222.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR212
HR212 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR212 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.