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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 30.4°   Azimuth: 143.5°   Direction: South-East

HR1613 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1613 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1613 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1613 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1613 star
DSS2 image of HR1613. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1613 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1613


HR1613 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.4°
Azimuth: 143.5°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1613

HR1613 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 HR1613 are provided in the following table:

05h 00m 39s
-02° 03’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1613 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1613 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1613.

Visibility of HR1613 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR1613 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.1°
Max altitude: 36.5°
Azimuth: 267.9°

Distance of HR1613 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1613 is distant 161.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

49.58 pc
161.63 ly
21 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1613

HR1613 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1613 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1613. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1613