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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR243

Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:19 | Tran: 5:39 | Set: 11:54
Alt: 14.31°   Az: 257.37°   Direction: West-South-West

HR243 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR243 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR243 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 HR243 star
DSS2 image of HR243. The red arrow shows the motion of HR243 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 52m 34s
+03° 31’ 05”
04h 45m 16s
05h 37m 50s

J2000

00h 51m 18s
+03° 23’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates

122.87°
-59.49°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR243 star
Simplified finder chart for HR243.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.37
Hypergiant

0.68
K0III
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR243 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR243. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR243 is distant 448.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

137.55
448.42
6 km/s
0.016 arcsec/y
-0.067"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO109507
SAO109507

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR243 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 86.5°
Max altitude: 42.0°
Azimuth: 273.5°