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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:15 | Tran: 6:55 | Set: 14:31
Alt: 4.71°   Az: 293.84°   Direction: West-North-West

HR609 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Aries.

HR609 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, HR609 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR609 star
DSS2 image of HR609. The red arrow shows the motion of HR609 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


02h 05m 03s
+18° 22’ 13”
07h 04m 36s
09h 09m 40s


02h 03m 42s
+18° 15’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR609 star
Simplified finder chart for HR609.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR609 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR609. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

10 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR609 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.6°
Max altitude: 56.9°
Azimuth: 288.4°