HR903 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR903 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR903 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 HR903:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR903
HR903 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 HR903 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR903 in the sky:
Visibility of HR903 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR903
The image below is a photograph of HR903 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 HR903 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR903 from the Sun and relative movement
HR903 is distant 412.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR903
HR903 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR903 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.