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HR880

HR880 is a giant star in the constellation of Horologium.

HR880 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR880 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 HR880:

6.56
Giant
HR880 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR880

HR880 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR880 are provided in the following table:

02h 54m 20s
-64° 26’ 08”
283.75°
-47.86°
Horologium

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR880 in the sky:

Finder chart HR880 star
Simplified finder chart for HR880.

Visibility of HR880 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR880 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR880

The image below is a photograph of HR880 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 HR880 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR880 star
DSS2 image of HR880. The red arrow shows the motion of HR880 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR880 from the Sun and relative movement

HR880 is distant 668.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

204.92 pc
668.03 ly
6 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR880

HR880 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.00
K2III
3967K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR880 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR880. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR880

SAO248681
SAO248681