HR426 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Pisces.
HR426 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR426 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 HR426:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR426
HR426 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 HR426 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR426 in the sky:
Visibility of HR426 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR426
The image below is a photograph of HR426 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 HR426 is 0.112 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR426 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR426
HR426 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR426 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR426 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: