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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:01 | Tran: 8:31 | Set: 16:02
Altitude: 11.4°   Azimuth: 283.7°   Direction: West-North-West

HR457 is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR457 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its faintness, HR457 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR457

Finder chart HR457 star
Simplified finder chart for HR457.

HR457 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 HR457 are provided in the following table:

01h 35m 54s
+17° 26’ 00”
Image of HR457 star
DSS2 image of HR457. The red arrow shows the motion of HR457 during the next 1000 years (2.53 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR457


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR457 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR457. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR457 from the Sun and relative movement

HR457 is distant 194.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

59.70 pc
194.63 ly
3 km/s
0.152 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR457


Visibility of HR457 from your location

Today's HR457 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.6°
Max altitude: 56.0°
Azimuth: 287.4°