HR281 is a star in the constellation of Tucana.
HR281 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR281 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 HR281:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR281
HR281 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR281 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR281 in the sky:
Visibility of HR281 from your location
HR281 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR281
The image below is a photograph of HR281 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 HR281 is 0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR281 from the Sun and relative movement
HR281 is distant 557.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR281
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR281 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.