HR272 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR272 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR272 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 HR272:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR272
HR272 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 HR272 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR272 in the sky:
Visibility of HR272 from your location
HR272 is circumpolar and transits at 20:00 UTC (altitude: 84.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR272
The image below is a photograph of HR272 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 HR272 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR272 from the Sun and relative movement
HR272 is distant 439.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR272
HR272 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR272 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.