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HR980

HR980 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR980 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR980 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 HR980:

6.25
Main-sequence
HR980 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR980

HR980 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 HR980 are provided in the following table:

03h 15m 00s
-26° 06’ 01”
219.41°
-58°
Fornax

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR980 in the sky:

Finder chart HR980 star
Simplified finder chart for HR980.

Visibility of HR980 from your location

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

Today's HR980 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.1°
Max altitude: 12.4°
Azimuth: 243.9°
HR980 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR980

The image below is a photograph of HR980 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 HR980 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR980 star
DSS2 image of HR980. The red arrow shows the motion of HR980 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR980 from the Sun and relative movement

HR980 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

168.07 pc
547.90 ly
-2 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR980

HR980 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.12
A5V
9652K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR980 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR980. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR980

SAO168406
SAO168406