HR952 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aries.
HR952 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR952 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 HR952:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR952
HR952 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 HR952 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR952 in the sky:
Visibility of HR952 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR952
The image below is a photograph of HR952 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 HR952 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR952 from the Sun and relative movement
HR952 is distant 344.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR952
HR952 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 HR952 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.