HR499 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR499 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR499 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 HR499:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR499
HR499 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 HR499 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR499 in the sky:
Visibility of HR499 from your location
HR499 is circumpolar and transits at 16:34 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR499
The image below is a photograph of HR499 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 HR499 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR499 from the Sun and relative movement
HR499 is distant 258.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR499
HR499 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR499 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR499 star system properties
HR499 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR499 double sysyem: