HR908 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR908 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR908 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 HR908:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR908
HR908 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR908 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR908 in the sky:
Visibility of HR908 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR908 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 HR908
The image below is a photograph of HR908 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 HR908 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR908 from the Sun and relative movement
HR908 is distant 492.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 59 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR908
HR908 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR908 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.