HR859 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR859 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR859 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 HR859:
HR859 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR859
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR859 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR859 in the sky:
Visibility of HR859 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR859 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR859
The image below is a photograph of HR859 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 HR859 is 0.074 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.05 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR859 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR859
HR859 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR859 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.