HR471 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR471 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR471 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 HR471:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR471
HR471 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR471 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR471 in the sky:
Visibility of HR471 from your location
Today's HR471 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR471
The image below is a photograph of HR471 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 HR471 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.128 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR471 from the Sun and relative movement
HR471 is distant 322.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR471
HR471 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR471 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.