HR9021 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR9021 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9021 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 HR9021:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9021
HR9021 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 HR9021 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9021 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9021 from your location
Today's HR9021 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9021
The image below is a photograph of HR9021 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 HR9021 is 0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9021 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9021 is distant 424.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 64 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9021
HR9021 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9021 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.