HR246 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR246 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR246 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 HR246:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR246
HR246 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR246 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR246 in the sky:
Visibility of HR246 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR246 is circumpolar and transits at 12:18 UTC (altitude: 77.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR246
The image below is a photograph of HR246 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 HR246 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR246 from the Sun and relative movement
HR246 is distant 756.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR246
HR246 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR246 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.