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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 60.1°   Azimuth: 195.3°   Direction: South-South-West

HR49 is a star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR49 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR49 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 HR49:


HR49 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 60.1°
Azimuth: 195.3°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR49

HR49 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR49 are provided in the following table:

00h 14m 56s
+22° 17’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR49 in the sky:

Finder chart HR49 star
Simplified finder chart for HR49.

Visibility of HR49 from your location

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

Today's HR49 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 67.7°
Max altitude: 60.8°
Azimuth: 292.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR49

The image below is a photograph of HR49 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 HR49 is 0.065 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.

Image of HR49 star
DSS2 image of HR49. The red arrow shows the motion of HR49 during the next 10000 years (10.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR49 from the Sun and relative movement

HR49 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

108.93 pc
355.12 ly
-15 km/s
0.065 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR49

HR49 belongs to spectral class A1 HR49 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR49 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR49. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR49