HR284 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR284 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR284 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 HR284:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR284
HR284 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 HR284 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR284 in the sky:
Visibility of HR284 from your location
Today's HR284 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR284
The image below is a photograph of HR284 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 HR284 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR284 from the Sun and relative movement
HR284 is distant 1,061.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR284
HR284 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR284 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR284 star system properties
HR284 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 HR284 double sysyem: