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Altitude: 65.5°   Azimuth: 268.1°   Direction: West

HR282 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR282 visual magnitude is 6.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR282 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 HR282:


HR282 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 65.5°
Azimuth: 268.1°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR282

HR282 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 HR282 are provided in the following table:

01h 00m 03s
+44° 42’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR282 in the sky:

Finder chart HR282 star
Simplified finder chart for HR282.

Visibility of HR282 from your location

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

HR282 is circumpolar and transits at 19:58 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR282

The image below is a photograph of HR282 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 HR282 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR282 star
DSS2 image of HR282. The red arrow shows the motion of HR282 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR282 from the Sun and relative movement

HR282 is distant 420.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

128.87 pc
420.10 ly
17 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR282

HR282 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 HR282 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR282. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR282 star system properties

HR282 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR282 double sysyem:

7.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR282