HR966 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR966 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR966 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 HR966:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR966
HR966 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR966 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR966 in the sky:
Visibility of HR966 from your location
HR966 is circumpolar and transits at 03:20 UTC (altitude: 81.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR966
The image below is a photograph of HR966 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 HR966 is 0.07 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR966 from the Sun and relative movement
HR966 is distant 224.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR966
HR966 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR966 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.