HR409 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR409 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR409 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 HR409:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR409
HR409 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 HR409 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR409 in the sky:
Visibility of HR409 from your location
HR409 is circumpolar and transits at 20:40 UTC (altitude: 82.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR409
The image below is a photograph of HR409 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 HR409 is 0.103 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR409 from the Sun and relative movement
HR409 is distant 134.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR409
HR409 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR409 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.