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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 17:41
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HR920

Altitude: 64.6°   Azimuth: 62.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR920 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR920 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR920 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 HR920 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR920 star
DSS2 image of HR920. The red arrow shows the motion of HR920 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR920

6.11
Giant

HR920 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.6°
Azimuth: 62.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR920

HR920 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 HR920 are provided in the following table:

03h 05m 39s
+56° 04’ 06”
140.92°
-2.04°
Perseus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR920 in the sky:

Finder chart HR920 star
Simplified finder chart for HR920.

Visibility of HR920 from your location

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

HR920 is circumpolar and transits at 16:17 UTC (altitude: 85.4°)

Distance of HR920 from the Sun and relative movement

HR920 is distant 246.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

75.53 pc
246.22 ly
-11 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR920

HR920 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.72
G9III
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR920 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR920. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR920

SAO23793
SAO23793