HR9017 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR9017 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9017 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 HR9017:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9017
HR9017 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9017 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9017 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9017 from your location
HR9017 is circumpolar and transits at 14:38 UTC (altitude: 76.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9017
The image below is a photograph of HR9017 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 HR9017 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9017 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9017 is distant 718.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9017
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9017 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR9017 star system properties
HR9017 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR9017 double sysyem: