HR609 is a giant star in the constellation of Aries.
HR609 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR609 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 HR609:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR609
HR609 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 HR609 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR609 in the sky:
Visibility of HR609 from your location
Today's HR609 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR609
The image below is a photograph of HR609 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 HR609 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR609 from the Sun and relative movement
HR609 is distant 1,341.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR609
HR609 belongs to spectral class K4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR609 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.