HR597 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR597 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR597 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 HR597:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR597
HR597 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 HR597 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR597 in the sky:
Visibility of HR597 from your location
HR597 is circumpolar and transits at 21:29 UTC (altitude: 60.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR597
The image below is a photograph of HR597 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 HR597 is -0.036 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 HR597 from the Sun and relative movement
HR597 is distant 223.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR597
HR597 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR597 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.