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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 74.0°   Azimuth: 327.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR9097 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR9097 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9097 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR9097 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9097 star
DSS2 image of HR9097. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9097 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9097


HR9097 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 74.0°
Azimuth: 327.0°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9097

HR9097 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR9097 are provided in the following table:

00h 03m 25s
+63° 38’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9097 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9097 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9097.

Visibility of HR9097 from your location

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

HR9097 is circumpolar and transits at 13:20 UTC (altitude: 77.8°)

Distance of HR9097 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9097 is distant 3,505.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

1,075.27 pc
3,505.38 ly
-43 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9097

HR9097 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9097 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9097. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9097