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HR916

HR916 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aries.

HR916 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR916 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 HR916:

6.36
Hypergiant
HR916 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR916

HR916 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 HR916 are provided in the following table:

03h 03m 30s
+28° 16’ 10”
155.26°
-26.19°
Aries

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR916 in the sky:

Finder chart HR916 star
Simplified finder chart for HR916.

Visibility of HR916 from your location

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

Today's HR916 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.7°
Max altitude: 66.8°
Azimuth: 298.3°
HR916 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR916

The image below is a photograph of HR916 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 HR916 is 0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR916 star
DSS2 image of HR916. The red arrow shows the motion of HR916 during the next 10000 years (13.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR916 from the Sun and relative movement

HR916 is distant 162.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

49.98 pc
162.92 ly
11 km/s
0.083 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR916

HR916 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

2.87
F0V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR916 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR916. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR916

SAO75709
SAO75709