HR958 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR958 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR958 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 HR958:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR958
HR958 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 HR958 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR958 in the sky:
Visibility of HR958 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR958
The image below is a photograph of HR958 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 HR958 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR958 from the Sun and relative movement
HR958 is distant 779.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR958
HR958 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR958 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.