HR503 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Triangulum.
HR503 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR503 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 HR503:
HR503 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR503
HR503 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 HR503 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR503 in the sky:
Visibility of HR503 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR503 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR503
The image below is a photograph of HR503 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 HR503 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR503 from the Sun and relative movement
HR503 is distant 460.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR503
HR503 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR503 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.