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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR494

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:45 | Tran: 6:28 | Set: 7:12
Alt: -10.95°   Az: 220.19°   Direction: South-West

HR494 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR494 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its faintness, HR494 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR494 star
DSS2 image of HR494. The red arrow shows the motion of HR494 during the next 10000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

01h 42m 31s
-38° 00’ 34”
03h 34m 04s
05h 16m 36s

J2000

01h 41m 27s
-38° 07’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

262.44°
-74.8°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR494 star
Simplified finder chart for HR494.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.17
Main-sequence

3.06
F2V
6776K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR494 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR494. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR494 is distant 136.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

41.89
136.57
11 km/s
0.05 arcsec/y
0.052"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO193255
SAO193255

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR494 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.0°
Max altitude: 0.5°
Azimuth: 232.0°