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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR292

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:

5.92
Hypergiant
HR292 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 26°.

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:

01h 03m 37s
+61° 04’ 30”
124.4°
-1.76°
Cassiopeia

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR292 in the sky:

Finder chart HR292 star
Simplified finder chart for HR292.

Visibility of HR292 from your location

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

HR292 is circumpolar and transits at 15:53 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.

Image of HR292 star
DSS2 image of HR292. The red arrow shows the motion of HR292 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

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.

462.96 pc
1,509.26 ly
-1 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR292

HR292 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-2.41
F0II
6435K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR292 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR292. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

5.92
9.02
3.1
1.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR292

SAO11551
SAO11551