HR51 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR51 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR51 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 HR51:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR51
HR51 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR51 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR51 in the sky:
Visibility of HR51 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR51
The image below is a photograph of HR51 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 HR51 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR51 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR51
HR51 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR51 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.