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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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HR598

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 75.57°   Az: 14.51°   Direction: North-North-East

HR598 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR598 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its faintness, HR598 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR598 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR598 star
DSS2 image of HR598. The red arrow shows the motion of HR598 during the next 10000 years (8.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 06m 32s
+65° 13’ 11”
23h 25m 44s
01h 32m 17s

J2000

02h 04m 40s
+65° 06’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates

130.54°
3.32°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR598 star
Simplified finder chart for HR598.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.52
Hypergiant

1.47
A0V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR598. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR598 is distant 333.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

102.25 pc
333.33 ly
-4 km/s
0.051 arcsec/y
-0.032 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO12105
SAO12105

Visibility from Your Location

HR598 is circumpolar and transits at 06:28 UTC (altitude: 76.3°)