HR626 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR626 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR626 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 HR626:
HR626 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR626
HR626 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 HR626 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR626 in the sky:
Visibility of HR626 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR626 is circumpolar and transits at 08:59 UTC (altitude: 67.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR626
The image below is a photograph of HR626 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 HR626 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR626 from the Sun and relative movement
HR626 is distant 438.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR626
HR626 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR626 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.