HR62 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR62 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR62 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 HR62:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR62
HR62 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR62 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR62 in the sky:
Visibility of HR62 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR62 is circumpolar and transits at 07:46 UTC (altitude: 86.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR62
The image below is a photograph of HR62 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 HR62 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR62 from the Sun and relative movement
HR62 is distant 953.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR62
HR62 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR62 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.