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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -45.2°   Azimuth: 139.9°   Direction: South-East

HR9060 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR9060 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9060 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR9060 is 0.082 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9060 star
DSS2 image of HR9060. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9060 during the next 10000 years (13.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9060


HR9060 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -45.2°
Azimuth: 139.9°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9060

HR9060 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9060 are provided in the following table:

23h 57m 19s
-62° 57’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9060 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9060 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9060.

Visibility of HR9060 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR9060 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR9060 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9060 is distant 204.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

62.85 pc
204.90 ly
-13 km/s
0.082 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9060

HR9060 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9060 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9060. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9060