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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR495:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR495 in the sky:
Visibility of HR495 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR495 is circumpolar and transits at 13:28 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR495
The image below is a photograph of HR495 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 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.
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.
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.