HR9066 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR9066 visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, HR9066 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR9066:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9066
HR9066 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 HR9066 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9066 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9066 from your location
HR9066 is circumpolar and transits at 23:48 UTC (altitude: 89.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9066
The image below is a photograph of HR9066 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 HR9066 is 0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Spectral properties of HR9066
HR9066 belongs to spectral class M7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
HR9066 star system properties
HR9066 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR9066 double sysyem: