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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR862

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:45 | Tran: 7:40 | Set: 11:35
Alt: 10.28°   Az: 147.84°   Direction: South-South-East

HR862 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR862 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR862 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.

Image of HR862 star
DSS2 image of HR862. The red arrow shows the motion of HR862 during the next 10000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 54m 41s
-22° 16’ 38”
21h 42m 07s
00h 36m 49s

J2000

02h 53m 35s
-22° 22’ 35”

Galactic Coordinates

209.96°
-61.94°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR862 star
Simplified finder chart for HR862.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.95
Hypergiant

1.10
K0III
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR862 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR862. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR862 is distant 303.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.

93.20
303.82
49 km/s
0.09 arcsec/y
-0.08"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO168121
SAO168121

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR862 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.3°
Max altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 247.7°