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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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HR859

Below the horizon.  Rise: 3:08 | Tran: 8:19 | Set: 13:30
Alt: -39.55°   Az: 45.62°   Direction: North-East

HR859 is a sub-giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR859 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR859 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR859 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR859 star
DSS2 image of HR859. The red arrow shows the motion of HR859 during the next 10000 years (12.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 54m 02s
-09° 20’ 30”
14h 15m 47s
17h 09m 49s

J2000

02h 52m 50s
-09° 26’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates

187.02°
-56.35°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR859 star
Simplified finder chart for HR859.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.32
Sub-giant

1.31
A7IV
8241K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR859 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR859. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR859 is distant 327.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

100.60 pc
327.97 ly
35 km/s
0.074 arcsec/y
0.05 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO130160
SAO130160

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR859 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.3°
Max altitude: 29.2°
Azimuth: 260.7°