HR846 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR846 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR846 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 HR846:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR846
HR846 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR846 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR846 in the sky:
Visibility of HR846 from your location
HR846 is circumpolar and transits at 02:58 UTC (altitude: 88.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR846
The image below is a photograph of HR846 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 HR846 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR846 from the Sun and relative movement
HR846 is distant 1,009.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR846
HR846 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR846 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR846 star system properties
HR846 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR846 double sysyem: