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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR449

HR449 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR449 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR449 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 HR449:

6.58
Main-sequence
HR449 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 40°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR449

HR449 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR449 are provided in the following table:

01h 37m 22s
+74° 18’ 02”
126.09°
11.71°
Cassiopeia

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR449 in the sky:

Finder chart HR449 star
Simplified finder chart for HR449.

Visibility of HR449 from your location

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

HR449 is circumpolar and transits at 16:27 UTC (altitude: 67.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR449

The image below is a photograph of HR449 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 HR449 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR449 star
DSS2 image of HR449. The red arrow shows the motion of HR449 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR449 from the Sun and relative movement

HR449 is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

293.26 pc
956.01 ly
-8 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR449

HR449 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.76
B9V
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR449 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR449. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR449

SAO4448
SAO4448