HR816 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR816 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR816 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 HR816:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR816
HR816 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 HR816 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR816 in the sky:
Visibility of HR816 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR816 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR816
The image below is a photograph of HR816 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 HR816 is 0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR816 from the Sun and relative movement
HR816 is distant 167.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR816
HR816 belongs to spectral class F0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR816 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.