HR502 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR502 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR502 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 HR502:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR502
HR502 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 HR502 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR502 in the sky:
Visibility of HR502 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR502 is circumpolar and transits at 09:14 UTC (altitude: 84.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR502
The image below is a photograph of HR502 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 HR502 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR502 from the Sun and relative movement
HR502 is distant 560.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR502
HR502 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR502 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.