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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 26.59°   Az: 19.24°   Direction: North-North-East

HR481 is a giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR481 visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its faintness, HR481 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR481 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR481 star
DSS2 image of HR481. The red arrow shows the motion of HR481 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


01h 43m 44s
+61° 09’ 41”
14h 30m 38s
16h 14m 22s


01h 42m 02s
+61° 02’ 17”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR481 star
Simplified finder chart for HR481.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR481 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR481 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR481. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR481 is distant 993.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

304.88 pc
993.90 ly
-13 km/s
0.015 arcsec/y
-0.007 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR481 is circumpolar and transits at 06:09 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)