HR9009 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR9009 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9009 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 HR9009:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9009
HR9009 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 HR9009 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9009 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9009 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9009
The image below is a photograph of HR9009 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 HR9009 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.086 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9009 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9009 is distant 346.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9009
HR9009 belongs to spectral class K1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9009 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.