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HR894 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR894 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR894 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 HR894:

HR894 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR894

HR894 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR894 are provided in the following table:

03h 00m 11s
+38° 07’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR894 in the sky:

Finder chart HR894 star
Simplified finder chart for HR894.

Visibility of HR894 from your location

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

Today's HR894 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.9°
Max altitude: 76.7°
Azimuth: 308.1°
HR894 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR894

The image below is a photograph of HR894 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 HR894 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR894 star
DSS2 image of HR894. The red arrow shows the motion of HR894 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR894 from the Sun and relative movement

HR894 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

341.30 pc
1,112.63 ly
-16 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR894

HR894 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR894 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR894. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR894