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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR1627 is a star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1627 visual magnitude is 6.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1627 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 HR1627:

HR1627 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1627

HR1627 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1627 are provided in the following table:

05h 04m 36s
+32° 19’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1627 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1627 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1627.

Visibility of HR1627 from your location

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

Today's HR1627 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.7°
Max altitude: 70.8°
Azimuth: 302.3°
HR1627 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1627

The image below is a photograph of HR1627 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 HR1627 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1627 star
DSS2 image of HR1627. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1627 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1627 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1627 is distant 382.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

117.23 pc
382.18 ly
-8 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1627

HR1627 belongs to spectral class A4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1627 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1627. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1627