HR9053 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR9053 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9053 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 HR9053:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9053
HR9053 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 HR9053 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9053 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9053 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR9053 is circumpolar and transits at 11:21 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9053
The image below is a photograph of HR9053 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 HR9053 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR9053 from the Sun and relative movement
HR9053 is distant 1,613.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR9053
HR9053 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9053 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.