HR923 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR923 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR923 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 HR923:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR923
HR923 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 HR923 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR923 in the sky:
Visibility of HR923 from your location
HR923 is circumpolar and transits at 03:11 UTC (altitude: 79.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR923
The image below is a photograph of HR923 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 HR923 is -0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR923 from the Sun and relative movement
HR923 is distant 408.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR923
HR923 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR923 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.