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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:00 south
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HR9043 is a star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR9043 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9043 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 HR9043:

HR9043 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9043

HR9043 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 HR9043 are provided in the following table:

23h 53m 20s
-24° 13’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9043 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9043 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9043.

Visibility of HR9043 from your location

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

Today's HR9043 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.2°
Max altitude: 14.3°
Azimuth: 245.8°
HR9043 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9043

The image below is a photograph of HR9043 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 HR9043 is 0.047 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.

Image of HR9043 star
DSS2 image of HR9043. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9043 during the next 10000 years (7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR9043 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9043 is distant 299.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

91.91 pc
299.63 ly
-3 km/s
0.047 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9043

HR9043 belongs to spectral class A3


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9043 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9043. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9043