HR970 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR970 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR970 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 HR970:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR970
HR970 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR970 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR970 in the sky:
Visibility of HR970 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR970
The image below is a photograph of HR970 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 HR970 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR970 from the Sun and relative movement
HR970 is distant 479.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR970
HR970 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 HR970 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.