HR561 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR561 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR561 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 HR561:
HR561 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR561
HR561 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR561 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR561 in the sky:
Visibility of HR561 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR561 is circumpolar and transits at 08:52 UTC (altitude: 79.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR561
The image below is a photograph of HR561 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 HR561 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR561 from the Sun and relative movement
HR561 is distant 721.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR561
HR561 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR561 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.