HR438 is a giant star in the constellation of Triangulum.
HR438 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR438 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 HR438:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR438
HR438 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR438 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR438 in the sky:
Visibility of HR438 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR438
The image below is a photograph of HR438 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 HR438 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR438 from the Sun and relative movement
HR438 is distant 936.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR438
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR438 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.