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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: 29.9°   Azimuth: 112.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR902 is a star in the constellation of Aries.

HR902 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR902 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 HR902:


HR902 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 29.9°
Azimuth: 112.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR902

HR902 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 HR902 are provided in the following table:

03h 00m 44s
+10° 52’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR902 in the sky:

Finder chart HR902 star
Simplified finder chart for HR902.

Visibility of HR902 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 HR902 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: 79.1°
Max altitude: 49.4°
Azimuth: 280.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR902

The image below is a photograph of HR902 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 HR902 is 0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR902 star
DSS2 image of HR902. The red arrow shows the motion of HR902 during the next 10000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR902 from the Sun and relative movement

HR902 is distant 441.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

135.32 pc
441.14 ly
18 km/s
0.08 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR902

HR902 belongs to spectral class K6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR902 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR902. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR902