HR9073 is a giant star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR9073 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9073 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 HR9073:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9073 in the sky:
Visibility of HR9073 from your location
Today's HR9073 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9073
The image below is a photograph of HR9073 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 HR9073 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR9073
HR9073 belongs to spectral class K5 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.