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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 45.6°   Azimuth: 69.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR495 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR495 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR495 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR495 is 0.146 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR495 star
DSS2 image of HR495. The red arrow shows the motion of HR495 during the next 1000 years (2.43 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.28 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR495


HR495 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 45.6°
Azimuth: 69.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR495

HR495 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 HR495 are provided in the following table:

01h 43m 16s
+45° 19’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR495 in the sky:

Finder chart HR495 star
Simplified finder chart for HR495.

Visibility of HR495 from your location

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

HR495 is circumpolar and transits at 14:55 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)

Distance of HR495 from the Sun and relative movement

HR495 is distant 180.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

55.43 pc
180.71 ly
12 km/s
0.146 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR495

HR495 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR495 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR495. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR495