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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -35.1°   Azimuth: 149.7°   Direction: South-South-East

HR9023 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Tucana.

HR9023 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR9023 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9023

Finder chart HR9023 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9023.

HR9023 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9023 are provided in the following table:

23h 49m 44s
-62° 50’ 21”
Image of HR9023 star
DSS2 image of HR9023. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9023 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9023


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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9023. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

194.93 pc
635.48 ly
11 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR9023


Visibility of HR9023 from your location

HR9023 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom