HR983 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR983 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR983 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 HR983:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR983
HR983 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR983 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR983 in the sky:
Visibility of HR983 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR983
The image below is a photograph of HR983 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 HR983 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR983 from the Sun and relative movement
HR983 is distant 616.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR983
HR983 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR983 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR983 star system properties
HR983 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR983 double sysyem: