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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 14.4°   Azimuth: 28.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR9070 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR9070 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9070 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 HR9070:


HR9070 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.4°
Azimuth: 28.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9070

HR9070 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 HR9070 are provided in the following table:

23h 58m 46s
+46° 24’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9070 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9070 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9070.

Visibility of HR9070 from your location

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

HR9070 is circumpolar and transits at 19:01 UTC (altitude: 84.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9070

The image below is a photograph of HR9070 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 HR9070 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9070 star
DSS2 image of HR9070. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9070 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR9070 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9070 is distant 1,358.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

416.67 pc
1,358.33 ly
-1 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9070

HR9070 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9070 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9070. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9070