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HR485

HR485 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Triangulum.

HR485 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR485 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 HR485:

5.99
Hypergiant
HR485 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR485

HR485 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR485 are provided in the following table:

01h 41m 39s
+30° 02’ 49”
135.69°
-31.58°
Triangulum

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR485 in the sky:

Finder chart HR485 star
Simplified finder chart for HR485.

Visibility of HR485 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR485 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.0°
Max altitude: 68.6°
Azimuth: 300.0°
HR485 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR485

The image below is a photograph of HR485 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 HR485 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR485 star
DSS2 image of HR485. The red arrow shows the motion of HR485 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR485 from the Sun and relative movement

HR485 is distant 523.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

160.51 pc
523.27 ly
5 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR485

HR485 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-0.04
K0III
4719K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR485 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR485. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR485

SAO74872
SAO74872