HR481 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR481 visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR481 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 HR481:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR481
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR481 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR481 in the sky:
Visibility of HR481 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR481 is circumpolar and transits at 09:11 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR481
The image below is a photograph of HR481 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 HR481 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR481 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR481
HR481 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. 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.