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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR277 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR277 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR277 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 HR277:

HR277 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 57°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR277

HR277 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR277 are provided in the following table:

00h 58m 18s
+21° 24’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR277 in the sky:

Finder chart HR277 star
Simplified finder chart for HR277.

Visibility of HR277 from your location

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

Today's HR277 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.6°
Max altitude: 59.9°
Azimuth: 291.4°
HR277 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR277

The image below is a photograph of HR277 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 HR277 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR277 star
DSS2 image of HR277. The red arrow shows the motion of HR277 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR277 from the Sun and relative movement

HR277 is distant 427.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

131.23 pc
427.82 ly
-6 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR277

HR277 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 HR277 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR277. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR277 star system properties

HR277 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR277 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR277