HR572 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR572 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR572 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 HR572:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR572
HR572 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 HR572 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR572 in the sky:
Visibility of HR572 from your location
HR572 is circumpolar and transits at 21:37 UTC (altitude: 63.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR572
The image below is a photograph of HR572 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 HR572 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR572 from the Sun and relative movement
HR572 is distant 1,075.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR572
HR572 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR572 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.