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HR1614

HR1614 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1614 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1614 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 HR1614:

6.22
Main-sequence
HR1614 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1614

HR1614 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 HR1614 are provided in the following table:

05h 00m 48s
-05° 45’ 11”
205.07°
-27.18°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1614 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1614 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1614.

Visibility of HR1614 from your location

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

Today's HR1614 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.8°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.2°
HR1614 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1614

The image below is a photograph of HR1614 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 HR1614 is 0.551 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -1.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1614 star
DSS2 image of HR1614. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1614 during the next 100 years (0.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.82 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1614 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1614 is distant 28.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

8.81 pc
28.73 ly
27 km/s
0.551 arcsec/year
-1.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1614

HR1614 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

6.49
K3V
4603K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1614 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1614. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1614

SAO131688
SAO131688