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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:45  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: 0.5°   Azimuth: 101.2°   Direction: East

HR913 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR913 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR913 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 HR913:


HR913 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.5°
Azimuth: 101.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR913

HR913 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 HR913 are provided in the following table:

03h 02m 09s
-06° 29’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR913 in the sky:

Finder chart HR913 star
Simplified finder chart for HR913.

Visibility of HR913 from your location

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

Today's HR913 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.5°
Max altitude: 32.0°
Azimuth: 263.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR913

The image below is a photograph of HR913 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 HR913 is 0.087 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.148 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR913 star
DSS2 image of HR913. The red arrow shows the motion of HR913 during the next 1000 years (1.45 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.47 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR913 from the Sun and relative movement

HR913 is distant 105.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

32.46 pc
105.81 ly
16 km/s
0.087 arcsec/year
-0.148 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR913

HR913 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR913 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR913. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR913