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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 29.8°   Azimuth: 43.4°   Direction: North-East

HR9066 is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class M7 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR9066 visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, HR9066 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9066

Finder chart HR9066 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

23h 58m 24s
+51° 23’ 18”
Image of HR9066 star
DSS2 image of HR9066. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9066 during the next 10000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9066


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:

29.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR9066


Visibility of HR9066 from your location

HR9066 is circumpolar and transits at 05:46 UTC (altitude: 89.9°)