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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR9063 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR9063 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9063 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 HR9063:

HR9063 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 23°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9063

HR9063 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9063 are provided in the following table:

23h 57m 33s
+60° 01’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9063 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9063 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9063.

Visibility of HR9063 from your location

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

HR9063 is circumpolar and transits at 14:47 UTC (altitude: 81.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9063

The image below is a photograph of HR9063 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 HR9063 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9063 star
DSS2 image of HR9063. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9063 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR9063 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9063 is distant 1,143.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

350.88 pc
1,143.86 ly
-8 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9063

HR9063 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9063 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9063. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9063