HR470 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR470 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR470 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 HR470:
HR470 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR470
HR470 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR470 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR470 in the sky:
Visibility of HR470 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR470 is circumpolar and transits at 08:42 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR470
The image below is a photograph of HR470 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 HR470 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR470 from the Sun and relative movement
HR470 is distant 616.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 62 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR470
HR470 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR470 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.