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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:43  
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SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: 47.7°   Azimuth: 72.7°   Direction: East-North-East

HR283 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR283 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR283 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 HR283:


HR283 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.7°
Azimuth: 72.7°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR283

HR283 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 HR283 are provided in the following table:

01h 00m 03s
+44° 42’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR283 in the sky:

Finder chart HR283 star
Simplified finder chart for HR283.

Visibility of HR283 from your location

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

HR283 is circumpolar and transits at 20:14 UTC (altitude: 83.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR283

The image below is a photograph of HR283 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 HR283 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR283 star
DSS2 image of HR283. The red arrow shows the motion of HR283 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR283

HR283 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


HR283 star system properties

HR283 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 HR283 double sysyem:

7.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR283