HR232 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR232 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR232 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 HR232:
HR232 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR232
HR232 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR232 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR232 in the sky:
Visibility of HR232 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR232 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR232
The image below is a photograph of HR232 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 HR232 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR232 from the Sun and relative movement
HR232 is distant 857.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR232
HR232 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR232 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.