HR948 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.
HR948 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR948 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 HR948:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR948
HR948 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 HR948 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR948 in the sky:
Visibility of HR948 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR948 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR948
The image below is a photograph of HR948 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 HR948 is 0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR948 from the Sun and relative movement
HR948 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR948
HR948 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR948 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.