HR306 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR306 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR306 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 HR306:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR306
HR306 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 HR306 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR306 in the sky:
Visibility of HR306 from your location
HR306 is circumpolar and transits at 03:30 UTC (altitude: 54.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR306
The image below is a photograph of HR306 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 HR306 is 0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR306 from the Sun and relative movement
HR306 is distant 325.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR306
HR306 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR306 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.