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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -5.9°   Azimuth: 93.9°   Direction: East

HR448 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR448 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR448 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR448 is 0.18 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR448 star
DSS2 image of HR448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR448 during the next 1000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.35 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR448


HR448 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.9°
Azimuth: 93.9°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR448

HR448 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 HR448 are provided in the following table:

01h 33m 42s
-07° 01’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR448.

Visibility of HR448 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR448 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.0°
Max altitude: 31.5°
Azimuth: 263.0°

Distance of HR448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR448 is distant 96.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

29.66 pc
96.71 ly
-15 km/s
0.18 arcsec/year
-0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR448

HR448 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR448