HR598 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR598 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR598 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 HR598:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR598
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR598 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR598 in the sky:
Visibility of HR598 from your location
HR598 is circumpolar and transits at 16:54 UTC (altitude: 76.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR598
The image below is a photograph of HR598 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 HR598 is 0.051 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR598 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR598
HR598 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.