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Altitude: -2.6°   Azimuth: 342.7°   Direction: North-North-West

HR275 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR275 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR275 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 HR275:


HR275 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.6°
Azimuth: 342.7°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR275

HR275 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 HR275 are provided in the following table:

00h 58m 14s
+33° 57’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR275 in the sky:

Finder chart HR275 star
Simplified finder chart for HR275.

Visibility of HR275 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR275 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR275

The image below is a photograph of HR275 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 HR275 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR275 star
DSS2 image of HR275. The red arrow shows the motion of HR275 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR275 from the Sun and relative movement

HR275 is distant 189.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

58.17 pc
189.65 ly
-17 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
-0.072 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR275

HR275 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR275 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR275. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR275