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HR932

Altitude: 37.7°   Azimuth: 349.6°   Direction: North

HR932 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR932 visual magnitude is 4.87. Because of its moderate brightness, HR932 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR932 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.09 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR932 star
DSS2 image of HR932. The red arrow shows the motion of HR932 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR932

4.87
Main-sequence

HR932 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 37.7°
Azimuth: 349.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR932

HR932 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR932 are provided in the following table:

03h 11m 56s
+74° 23’ 36”
132.11°
14.08°
Cassiopeia

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR932 in the sky:

Finder chart HR932 star
Simplified finder chart for HR932.

Visibility of HR932 from your location

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

HR932 is circumpolar and transits at 16:35 UTC (altitude: 67.1°)

Distance of HR932 from the Sun and relative movement

HR932 is distant 161.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

49.63 pc
161.79 ly
10 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.09 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR932

HR932 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.39
A2V
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR932 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR932. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR932

SAO4840
SAO4840