HR893 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR893 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR893 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 HR893:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR893
HR893 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 HR893 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR893 in the sky:
Visibility of HR893 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR893
The image below is a photograph of HR893 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 HR893 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR893 from the Sun and relative movement
HR893 is distant 361.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR893
HR893 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR893 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.