The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD285684.
More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .
The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For HD 285684, the location is 04h 20m 24.45 and +16` 39° 01.8 .
HD 285684 has a spectral type of A5 E. This means the star is a blue star.
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||HD 285684|
|Alternative Names||HD 285684|
|Spectral Type||A5 E|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||04h 20m 24.45|
|Declination (Dec.)||+16` 39° 01.8|
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