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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:20 | Tran: 8:56 | Set: 13:32
Altitude: 15.0°   Azimuth: 218.3°   Direction: South-West

HR405 is a star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR405 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, HR405 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR405

Finder chart HR405 star
Simplified finder chart for HR405.

HR405 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 HR405 are provided in the following table:

01h 24m 39s
-15° 39’ 37”
Image of HR405 star
DSS2 image of HR405. The red arrow shows the motion of HR405 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR405



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR405 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR405. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR405 from the Sun and relative movement

HR405 is distant 334.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

102.46 pc
334.02 ly
13 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR405


Visibility of HR405 from your location

Today's HR405 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.7°
Max altitude: 22.9°
Azimuth: 254.3°