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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 36.6°   Azimuth: 148.9°   Direction: South-South-East

HR9015 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR9015 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9015 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR9015 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9015 star
DSS2 image of HR9015. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9015 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9015


HR9015 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 36.6°
Azimuth: 148.9°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9015

HR9015 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 HR9015 are provided in the following table:

23h 48m 49s
+02° 12’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9015 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9015 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9015.

Visibility of HR9015 from your location

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

Today's HR9015 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.8°
Max altitude: 40.7°
Azimuth: 272.2°

Distance of HR9015 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9015 is distant 180.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

55.28 pc
180.21 ly
-25 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9015

HR9015 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9015 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9015. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9015