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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR9029 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR9029 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9029 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 HR9029:

HR9029 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 5°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9029

HR9029 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 HR9029 are provided in the following table:

23h 50m 33s
-14° 24’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9029 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9029.

Visibility of HR9029 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR9029 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.4°
Max altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 255.6°
HR9029 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9029

The image below is a photograph of HR9029 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 HR9029 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9029 star
DSS2 image of HR9029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9029 during the next 10000 years (6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR9029 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9029 is distant 459.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 58 kilometers per second.

141.04 pc
459.80 ly
-58 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9029

HR9029 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9029 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9029