HR576 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR576 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR576 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 HR576:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR576
HR576 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR576 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR576 in the sky:
Visibility of HR576 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR576
The image below is a photograph of HR576 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 HR576 is 0.008 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.
Distance of HR576 from the Sun and relative movement
HR576 is distant 346.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR576
HR576 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR576 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR576 star system properties
HR576 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR576 double sysyem: