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Altitude: 12.0°   Azimuth: 340.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR289 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR289 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR289 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR289 is 0.088 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR289 star
DSS2 image of HR289. The red arrow shows the motion of HR289 during the next 10000 years (14.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR289


HR289 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.0°
Azimuth: 340.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR289

HR289 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 HR289 are provided in the following table:

01h 03m 01s
+47° 22’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR289 in the sky:

Finder chart HR289 star
Simplified finder chart for HR289.

Visibility of HR289 from your location

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

HR289 is circumpolar and transits at 14:54 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)

Distance of HR289 from the Sun and relative movement

HR289 is distant 336.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

103.31 pc
336.78 ly
3 km/s
0.088 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR289

HR289 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR289 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR289. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR289 star system properties

HR289 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR289 double sysyem:

0.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR289