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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR222

Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:06 | Tran: 5:36 | Set: 12:01
Alt: 30.65°   Az: 235.37°   Direction: South-West

HR222 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR222 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, HR222 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.

Image of HR222 star
DSS2 image of HR222. The red arrow shows the motion of HR222 during the next 100 years (1.26 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.91 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 49m 39s
+05° 24’ 51”
03h 01m 16s
03h 50m 55s

J2000

00h 48m 23s
+05° 16’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates

121.49°
-57.57°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR222 star
Simplified finder chart for HR222.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.75
Main-sequence

6.39
K2V
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR222 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR222. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR222 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR222 double sysyem:

5.75
10.35
4.6
181.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR222 is distant 24.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

7.46
24.32
-13 km/s
0.758 arcsec/y
-1.146"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO109471
SAO109471

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR222 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.6°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.4°