HR608 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR608 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR608 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 HR608:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR608
HR608 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR608 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR608 in the sky:
Visibility of HR608 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR608 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR608
The image below is a photograph of HR608 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 HR608 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR608 from the Sun and relative movement
HR608 is distant 328.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR608
HR608 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR608 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.