HR9052 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR9052 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9052 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 HR9052:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9052
HR9052 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 HR9052 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9052 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9052 from your location
HR9052 is circumpolar and transits at 14:45 UTC (altitude: 84.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9052
The image below is a photograph of HR9052 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 HR9052 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9052 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR9052
HR9052 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9052 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.