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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR9052

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 45.39°   Az: 310.99°   Direction: North-West

HR9052 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class B0 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR9052 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its faintness, HR9052 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.

Image of HR9052 star
DSS2 image of HR9052. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9052 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 56m 48s
+57° 32’ 56”
05h 24m 24s
05h 21m 12s

J2000

23h 55m 33s
+57° 24’ 43”

Galactic Coordinates

115.44°
-4.64°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR9052 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9052.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6
Hypergiant

-24.00
B0II
8086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9052 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9052. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR9052 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00
32,600,000.00
-26 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/y
-0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO35899
SAO35899

Visibility from Your Location

HR9052 is circumpolar and transits at 03:43 UTC (altitude: 83.9°)