HR9 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR9 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9 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 HR9:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9
HR9 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 HR9 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9
The image below is a photograph of HR9 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 HR9 is 0.1 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9 is distant 127.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9
HR9 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.