HR976 is a variable and double star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR976 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR976 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 HR976:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR976
HR976 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 HR976 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR976 in the sky:
Visibility of HR976 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR976
The image below is a photograph of HR976 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 HR976 is 0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR976 from the Sun and relative movement
HR976 is distant 217.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR976
HR976 belongs to spectral class A1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR976 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR976 star system properties
HR976 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 HR976 double sysyem: