HR9023 is a giant star in the constellation of Tucana.
HR9023 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9023 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 HR9023:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9023
HR9023 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9023 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9023 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9023 from your location
HR9023 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9023
The image below is a photograph of HR9023 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 HR9023 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9023 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9023 is distant 635.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9023
HR9023 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9023 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.