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HR895

HR895 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR895 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR895 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 HR895:

6.14
HR895 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 27°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR895

HR895 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 HR895 are provided in the following table:

02h 58m 47s
-09° 46’ 35”
189.01°
-55.34°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR895 in the sky:

Finder chart HR895 star
Simplified finder chart for HR895.

Visibility of HR895 from your location

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

Today's HR895 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.8°
Max altitude: 28.7°
Azimuth: 260.2°
HR895 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR895

The image below is a photograph of HR895 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 HR895 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR895 star
DSS2 image of HR895. The red arrow shows the motion of HR895 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR895 from the Sun and relative movement

HR895 is distant 293.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

90.01 pc
293.43 ly
-18 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR895

HR895 belongs to spectral class A2

1.37
A2
8011K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR895 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR895. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR895

SAO130216
SAO130216