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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR912

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:58 | Tran: 10:05 | Set: 15:12
Altitude: -45.7°   Azimuth: 333.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR912 is a giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR912 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, HR912 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 HR912

Finder chart HR912 star
Simplified finder chart for HR912.

HR912 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 HR912 are provided in the following table:

03h 01m 56s
-09° 57’ 41”
190.03°
-54.8°
Eridanus
Image of HR912 star
DSS2 image of HR912. The red arrow shows the motion of HR912 during the next 10000 years (7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR912

5.83
Giant

1.14
G6
4493K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR912 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR912. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR912 from the Sun and relative movement

HR912 is distant 282.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

86.58 pc
282.25 ly
12 km/s
0.046 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR912

SAO148721
SAO148721

Visibility of HR912 from your location

Today's HR912 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.0°
Max altitude: 28.6°
Azimuth: 260.0°