HR551 is a star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR551 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR551 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 HR551:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR551
HR551 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 HR551 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR551 in the sky:
Visibility of HR551 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR551 is circumpolar and transits at 13:28 UTC (altitude: 79.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR551
The image below is a photograph of HR551 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 HR551 is 0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.066 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR551 from the Sun and relative movement
HR551 is distant 344.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR551
HR551 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR551 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.