HR1607 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1607 visual magnitude is 7.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1607 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 HR1607:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1607
HR1607 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 HR1607 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1607 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1607 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1607
The image below is a photograph of HR1607 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 HR1607 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1607 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1607 is distant 817.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1607
HR1607 belongs to spectral class C6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1607 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.