HR668 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR668 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR668 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 HR668:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR668
HR668 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 HR668 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR668 in the sky:
Visibility of HR668 from your location
HR668 is circumpolar and transits at 02:13 UTC (altitude: 77.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR668
The image below is a photograph of HR668 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 HR668 is -0.019 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 HR668 from the Sun and relative movement
HR668 is distant 470.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR668
HR668 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR668 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.