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HR460

HR460 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Hydrus.

HR460 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR460 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 HR460:

6.01
Main-sequence
HR460 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR460

HR460 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR460 are provided in the following table:

01h 35m 15s
-58° 08’ 21”
292.01°
-58.05°
Hydrus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR460 in the sky:

Finder chart HR460 star
Simplified finder chart for HR460.

Visibility of HR460 from your location

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

HR460 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR460

The image below is a photograph of HR460 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 HR460 is 0.277 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR460 star
DSS2 image of HR460. The red arrow shows the motion of HR460 during the next 1000 years (4.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.58 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR460 from the Sun and relative movement

HR460 is distant 131.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

40.45 pc
131.88 ly
1 km/s
0.277 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR460

HR460 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.98
F2V
6989K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR460 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR460. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR460

SAO232470
SAO232470