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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR426

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:37 | Tran: 6:19 | Set: 12:58
Alt: -12.43°   Az: 300.55°   Direction: West-North-West

HR426 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR426 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR426 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.

Image of HR426 star
DSS2 image of HR426. The red arrow shows the motion of HR426 during the next 1000 years (1.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.05 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

01h 29m 40s
+08° 05’ 16”
08h 07m 22s
09h 37m 02s

J2000

01h 28m 22s
+07° 57’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates

138.54°
-53.79°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR426 star
Simplified finder chart for HR426.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.2
Giant

0.94
K1III
4472K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR426 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR426. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR426 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR426 double sysyem:

6.2
8.3
2.1
69 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR426 is distant 366.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

112.49
366.70
2 km/s
0.112 arcsec/y
-0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO109907
SAO109907

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR426 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.9°
Max altitude: 46.6°
Azimuth: 278.1°