HR43 is a giant star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR43 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR43 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 HR43:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR43
HR43 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR43 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR43 in the sky:
Visibility of HR43 from your location
Today's HR43 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 HR43
The image below is a photograph of HR43 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 HR43 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR43 from the Sun and relative movement
HR43 is distant 770.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR43
HR43 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR43 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.