Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
By donating now you help keep this site alive and free from ads. Please consider supporting this project.
🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR567

HR567 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR567 visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR567 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 HR567:

5.26
Hypergiant
HR567 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR567

HR567 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 HR567 are provided in the following table:

01h 59m 38s
+64° 37’ 17”
130.16°
2.71°
Cassiopeia

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR567 in the sky:

Finder chart HR567 star
Simplified finder chart for HR567.

Visibility of HR567 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR567 is circumpolar and transits at 16:49 UTC (altitude: 76.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR567

The image below is a photograph of HR567 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 HR567 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR567 star
DSS2 image of HR567. The red arrow shows the motion of HR567 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR567 from the Sun and relative movement

HR567 is distant 256.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

78.80 pc
256.90 ly
5 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR567

HR567 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

0.78
A0V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR567 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR567. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR567 star system properties

HR567 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR567 double sysyem:

5.26
10.86
5.6
41.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR567

SAO12076
SAO12076