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HR9080

HR9080 is a variable star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR9080 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9080 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 HR9080:

6.38
HR9080 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 13°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9080

HR9080 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 HR9080 are provided in the following table:

00h 00m 43s
+45° 15’ 11”
113.65°
-16.7°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9080 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9080 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9080.

Visibility of HR9080 from your location

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

HR9080 is circumpolar and transits at 05:27 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9080

The image below is a photograph of HR9080 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 HR9080 is 0.027 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 HR9080 star
DSS2 image of HR9080. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9080 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR9080 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9080 is distant 677.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

207.90 pc
677.75 ly
-3 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9080

HR9080 belongs to spectral class B9 HR9080 is also a SiEu chemically peculiar star.

-0.21
B9
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9080 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9080. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9080

SAO53568
SAO53568