HR474 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR474 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR474 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 HR474:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR474
HR474 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 HR474 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR474 in the sky:
Visibility of HR474 from your location
Today's HR474 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 HR474
The image below is a photograph of HR474 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 HR474 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR474 from the Sun and relative movement
HR474 is distant 578.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR474
HR474 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR474 star system properties
HR474 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 HR474 double sysyem: