HR58 is a giant star in the constellation of Hydrus.
HR58 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR58 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 HR58:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR58
HR58 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR58 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR58 in the sky:
Visibility of HR58 from your location
HR58 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR58
The image below is a photograph of HR58 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 HR58 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR58 from the Sun and relative movement
HR58 is distant 704.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR58
HR58 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR58 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.