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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR66

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:44 | Tran: 5:05 | Set: 9:21
Alt: -55.31°   Az: 334.24°   Direction: North-North-West

HR66 is a sub-giant star of spectral class F4 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR66 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR66 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 HR66 star
DSS2 image of HR66. The red arrow shows the motion of HR66 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 18m 47s
-18° 54’ 53”
10h 59m 22s
11h 18m 09s

J2000

00h 17m 32s
-19° 03’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates

77.21°
-78.78°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR66 star
Simplified finder chart for HR66.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.45
Sub-giant

3.01
F4IV
7044K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR66 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR66. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR66 is distant 159.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

48.85
159.26
-5 km/s
0.015 arcsec/y
0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO147205
SAO147205

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR66 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.9°
Max altitude: 19.6°
Azimuth: 251.1°