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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:

HR468 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

01h 36m 44s
-58° 16’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR468 in the sky:

Finder chart HR468 star
Simplified finder chart for HR468.

Visibility of HR468 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR468 star
DSS2 image of HR468. The red arrow shows the motion of HR468 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

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.

246.91 pc
804.94 ly
-2 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR468. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR468