HR316 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR316 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR316 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 HR316:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR316
HR316 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 HR316 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR316 in the sky:
Visibility of HR316 from your location
HR316 is circumpolar and transits at 20:01 UTC (altitude: 84.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR316
The image below is a photograph of HR316 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 HR316 is 0.1 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.11 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR316 from the Sun and relative movement
HR316 is distant 317.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 96 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR316
HR316 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR316 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.