HR468 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydrus.
HR468 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR468 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 HR468:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR468
HR468 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 HR468 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR468 in the sky:
Visibility of HR468 from your location
HR468 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR468
The image below is a photograph of HR468 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 HR468 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR468 from the Sun and relative movement
HR468 is distant 804.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR468
HR468 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR468 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.