HR993 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR993 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR993 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 HR993:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR993
HR993 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 HR993 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR993 in the sky:
Visibility of HR993 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR993
The image below is a photograph of HR993 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 HR993 is 0.185 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR993 from the Sun and relative movement
HR993 is distant 201.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR993
HR993 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR993 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.