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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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HR9038

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 62.53°   Az: 343.02°   Direction: North-North-West

HR9038 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR9038 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR9038 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR9038 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR9038 star
DSS2 image of HR9038. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9038 during the next 1000 years (5.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.82 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 53m 36s
+75° 40’ 52”
02h 12m 01s
02h 05m 38s

J2000

23h 52m 25s
+75° 32’ 40”

Galactic Coordinates

119.18°
13.1°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR9038 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9038.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.39
Main-sequence

6.22
K3V
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9038 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9038. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR9038 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR9038 double sysyem:

6.39
8.29
1.9
161.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR9038 is distant 35.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

10.79 pc
35.17 ly
1 km/s
0.314 arcsec/y
0.049 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO10879
SAO10879
Gl 909 A

Visibility from Your Location

HR9038 is circumpolar and transits at 04:15 UTC (altitude: 65.8°)