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HR466

HR466 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR466 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR466 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 HR466:

6.24
Main-sequence
HR466 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 4°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR466

HR466 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 HR466 are provided in the following table:

01h 37m 37s
-09° 24’ 14”
156.7°
-69.19°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR466 in the sky:

Finder chart HR466 star
Simplified finder chart for HR466.

Visibility of HR466 from your location

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

Today's HR466 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.4°
Max altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 260.6°
HR466 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR466

The image below is a photograph of HR466 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 HR466 is 0.259 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR466 star
DSS2 image of HR466. The red arrow shows the motion of HR466 during the next 1000 years (4.32 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.55 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR466 from the Sun and relative movement

HR466 is distant 124.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

38.24 pc
124.67 ly
48 km/s
0.259 arcsec/year
0.093 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR466

HR466 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.33
F7V
6256K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR466. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR466 star system properties

HR466 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR466 double sysyem:

6.24
6.64
0.4
0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR466

SAO129412
SAO129412