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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: -34.1°   Azimuth: 49.8°   Direction: North-East

HR935 is a double giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR935 visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR935 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 HR935:


HR935 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -34.1°
Azimuth: 49.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR935

HR935 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 HR935 are provided in the following table:

03h 06m 33s
-06° 05’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR935 in the sky:

Finder chart HR935 star
Simplified finder chart for HR935.

Visibility of HR935 from your location

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

Today's HR935 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.1°
Max altitude: 32.4°
Azimuth: 263.9°
HR935 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR935

The image below is a photograph of HR935 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 HR935 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR935 star
DSS2 image of HR935. The red arrow shows the motion of HR935 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR935 from the Sun and relative movement

HR935 is distant 534.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

163.93 pc
534.43 ly
17 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR935

HR935 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR935 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR935. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR935 star system properties

HR935 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR935 double sysyem:

15.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR935