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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR474

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:01 | Tran: 6:38 | Set: 10:14
Alt: 8.55°   Az: 209.25°   Direction: South-South-West

HR474 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR474 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its faintness, HR474 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR474 star
DSS2 image of HR474. The red arrow shows the motion of HR474 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

01h 39m 59s
-24° 53’ 52”
02h 08m 45s
03h 48m 44s

J2000

01h 38m 49s
-25° 01’ 18”

Galactic Coordinates

204.39°
-79.16°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR474 star
Simplified finder chart for HR474.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.7
Main-sequence

0.46
B9V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR474. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

6.7
12.9
6.2
20.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

177.30
578.01
15 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO167199
SAO167199

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR474 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.9°
Max altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 245.1°