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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 36.2°   Azimuth: 67.2°   Direction: East-North-East

HR452 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR452 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR452 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 HR452:


HR452 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 36.2°
Azimuth: 67.2°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR452

HR452 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 HR452 are provided in the following table:

01h 35m 52s
+41° 04’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR452 in the sky:

Finder chart HR452 star
Simplified finder chart for HR452.

Visibility of HR452 from your location

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

HR452 is circumpolar and transits at 20:57 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR452

The image below is a photograph of HR452 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 HR452 is 0.139 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR452 star
DSS2 image of HR452. The red arrow shows the motion of HR452 during the next 1000 years (2.32 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR452 from the Sun and relative movement

HR452 is distant 387.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 65 kilometers per second.

118.91 pc
387.63 ly
65 km/s
0.139 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR452

HR452 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 HR452 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR452. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR452