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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:03 | Tran: 6:59 | Set: 12:56
Altitude: -36.6°   Azimuth: 23.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR416 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR416 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR416 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.

HR416 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR416 star
DSS2 image of HR416. The red arrow shows the motion of HR416 during the next 10000 years (7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

01h 27m 42s
-00° 16’ 18”
13h 11m 58s

J2000 Coordinates

01h 26m 27s
-00° 23’ 54”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR416 star
Simplified finder chart for HR416.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR416 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR416. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR416 is distant 693.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

212.77 pc
693.62 ly
-6 km/s
0.044 arcsec/y
-0.001 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR416 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.4°
Max altitude: 38.1°
Azimuth: 269.6°