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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:57 | Tran: 6:55 | Set: 9:53
Altitude: 2.4°   Azimuth: 212.5°   Direction: South-South-West

HR9073 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Sculptor.

HR9073 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its faintness, HR9073 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9073

Finder chart HR9073 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9073.

HR9073 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 HR9073 are provided in the following table:

23h 59m 27s
-29° 29’ 05”
Image of HR9073 star
DSS2 image of HR9073. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9073 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9073


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9073 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9073. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR9073 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9073 is distant 878.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

269.54 pc
878.71 ly
-5 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR9073


Visibility of HR9073 from your location

Today's HR9073 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 119.5°
Max altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 240.5°