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HR797

HR797 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.

HR797 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR797 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 HR797:

6.3
Main-sequence
HR797 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR797

HR797 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR797 are provided in the following table:

02h 42m 28s
+10° 44’ 30”
162.07°
-43.53°
Aries

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR797 in the sky:

Finder chart HR797 star
Simplified finder chart for HR797.

Visibility of HR797 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR797 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.3°
Max altitude: 49.3°
Azimuth: 280.7°
HR797 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR797

The image below is a photograph of HR797 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 HR797 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR797 star
DSS2 image of HR797. The red arrow shows the motion of HR797 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR797 from the Sun and relative movement

HR797 is distant 425.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

130.55 pc
425.59 ly
6 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR797

HR797 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.72
A2V
9434K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR797 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR797. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR797

SAO93067
SAO93067