HR1628 is a giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1628 visual magnitude is 5.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1628 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 HR1628:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1628
HR1628 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1628 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1628 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1628 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1628
The image below is a photograph of HR1628 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 HR1628 is 0.089 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.073 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1628 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1628 is distant 242.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1628
HR1628 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1628 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.