HR9038 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR9038 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9038 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 HR9038:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9038
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9038 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9038 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9038 from your location
HR9038 is circumpolar and transits at 19:08 UTC (altitude: 65.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9038
The image below is a photograph of HR9038 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 HR9038 is 0.314 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9038 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR9038
HR9038 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9038 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR9038 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: