HR857 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR857 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR857 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 HR857:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR857
HR857 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 HR857 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR857 in the sky:
Visibility of HR857 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR857 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 HR857
The image below is a photograph of HR857 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 HR857 is 0.394 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.175 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR857 from the Sun and relative movement
HR857 is distant 33.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR857
HR857 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR857 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.