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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR51

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:48 | Tran: 5:02 | Set: 10:12
Alt: -46.81°   Az: 342.54°   Direction: North-North-West

HR51 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR51 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, HR51 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR51 star
DSS2 image of HR51. The red arrow shows the motion of HR51 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 16m 09s
-09° 25’ 59”
11h 11m 57s
11h 28m 06s

J2000

00h 14m 54s
-09° 34’ 10”

Galactic Coordinates

95.06°
-70.44°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR51 star
Simplified finder chart for HR51.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.75
Main-sequence

0.62
B9V
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR51 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR51. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR51 is distant 346.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

106.38
346.81
17 km/s
0.028 arcsec/y
-0.011"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO128660
SAO128660

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR51 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.4°
Max altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 260.6°