HR292 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR292 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR292 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 HR292:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR292
HR292 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR292 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR292 in the sky:
Visibility of HR292 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR292 is circumpolar and transits at 08:25 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR292
The image below is a photograph of HR292 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 HR292 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR292 from the Sun and relative movement
HR292 is distant 1,509.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR292
HR292 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR292 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR292 star system properties
HR292 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR292 double sysyem: