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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 17.9°   Azimuth: 351.2°   Direction: North

HR9059 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class F1 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR9059 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its faintness, HR9059 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9059

Finder chart HR9059 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9059.

HR9059 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 HR9059 are provided in the following table:

23h 57m 08s
+55° 42’ 20”
Image of HR9059 star
DSS2 image of HR9059. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9059 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9059


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9059 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9059. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR9059 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9059 is distant 217.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

66.80 pc
217.77 ly
13 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR9059


Visibility of HR9059 from your location

HR9059 is circumpolar and transits at 06:05 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)