HR404 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR404 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR404 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 HR404:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR404
HR404 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 HR404 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR404 in the sky:
Visibility of HR404 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR404
The image below is a photograph of HR404 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 HR404 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR404 from the Sun and relative movement
HR404 is distant 145.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR404
HR404 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR404 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR404 star system properties
HR404 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR404 double sysyem: