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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: -4.8°   Azimuth: 11.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR975 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR975 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR975 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 HR975:


HR975 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.8°
Azimuth: 11.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR975

HR975 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 HR975 are provided in the following table:

03h 15m 47s
+32° 51’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR975 in the sky:

Finder chart HR975 star
Simplified finder chart for HR975.

Visibility of HR975 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR975 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.1°
Max altitude: 71.4°
Azimuth: 302.9°
HR975 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR975

The image below is a photograph of HR975 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 HR975 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR975 star
DSS2 image of HR975. The red arrow shows the motion of HR975 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR975 from the Sun and relative movement

HR975 is distant 202.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

62.00 pc
202.11 ly
14 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR975

HR975 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR975 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR975. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR975 star system properties

HR975 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR975 double sysyem:

44.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR975