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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -35.3°   Azimuth: 44.8°   Direction: North-East

HR29 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR29 visual magnitude is 5.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR29 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 HR29:


HR29 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -35.3°
Azimuth: 44.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR29

HR29 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 HR29 are provided in the following table:

00h 10m 18s
-05° 14’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR29 in the sky:

Finder chart HR29 star
Simplified finder chart for HR29.

Visibility of HR29 from your location

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

Today's HR29 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.2°
Max altitude: 33.3°
Azimuth: 264.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR29

The image below is a photograph of HR29 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 HR29 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR29 star
DSS2 image of HR29. The red arrow shows the motion of HR29 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR29 from the Sun and relative movement

HR29 is distant 179.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

55.01 pc
179.32 ly
24 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR29

HR29 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR29 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR29. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR29