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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:03  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:22
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Altitude: 26.9°   Azimuth: 278.7°   Direction: West

HR9051 is a star in the constellation of Pegasus.

HR9051 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9051 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR9051 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9051 star
DSS2 image of HR9051. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9051 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9051


HR9051 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.9°
Azimuth: 278.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9051

HR9051 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9051 are provided in the following table:

23h 55m 23s
+25° 57’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9051 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9051 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9051.

Visibility of HR9051 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 HR9051 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: 64.0°
Max altitude: 64.5°
Azimuth: 296.0°

Distance of HR9051 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9051 is distant 603.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

185.19 pc
603.70 ly
-15 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9051

HR9051 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9051 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9051. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9051