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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR980 in the sky:
Visibility of HR980 from your location
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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR980
HR980 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR980 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.