HR425 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR425 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR425 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 HR425:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR425
HR425 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 HR425 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR425 in the sky:
Visibility of HR425 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR425 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR425
The image below is a photograph of HR425 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 HR425 is 0.18 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR425 from the Sun and relative movement
HR425 is distant 356.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR425
HR425 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR425 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR425 star system properties
HR425 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR425 double sysyem: