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HR244

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 39.45°   Az: 322.14°   Direction: North-West

HR244 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR244 visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, HR244 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR244 star
DSS2 image of HR244. The red arrow shows the motion of HR244 during the next 1000 years (-1.18 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.87 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 54m 33s
+61° 15’ 25”
06h 38m 55s
07h 33m 28s

J2000

00h 53m 04s
+61° 07’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates

123.13°
-1.75°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR244 star
Simplified finder chart for HR244.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.82
Main-sequence

3.48
F8V
6256K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR244 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR244. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR244 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 HR244 double sysyem:

4.82
10.32
5.5
129.7 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR244 is distant 60.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

18.57
60.54
21 km/s
-0.071 arcsec/y
0.172"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO11444
SAO11444

Visibility from Your Location

HR244 is circumpolar and transits at 04:44 UTC (altitude: 80.2°)