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HR924

HR924 is a giant star in the constellation of Aries.

HR924 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR924 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 HR924:

6.49
Giant
HR924 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR924

HR924 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 HR924 are provided in the following table:

03h 04m 40s
+15° 51’ 21”
163.84°
-36.22°
Aries

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR924 in the sky:

Finder chart HR924 star
Simplified finder chart for HR924.

Visibility of HR924 from your location

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

Today's HR924 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.1°
Max altitude: 54.4°
Azimuth: 285.9°
HR924 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR924

The image below is a photograph of HR924 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 HR924 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR924 star
DSS2 image of HR924. The red arrow shows the motion of HR924 during the next 1000 years (-0.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.55 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR924 from the Sun and relative movement

HR924 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
-32 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.093 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR924

HR924 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.06
K3III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR924 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR924. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR924

SAO93260
SAO93260