HR977 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Horologium.
HR977 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR977 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 HR977:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR977
HR977 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 HR977 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR977 in the sky:
Visibility of HR977 from your location
HR977 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR977
The image below is a photograph of HR977 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 HR977 is 0.019 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.
Distance of HR977 from the Sun and relative movement
HR977 is distant 1,314.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR977
HR977 belongs to spectral class C5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR977 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.