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Altitude: -16.0°   Azimuth: 182.8°   Direction: South

HR1667 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR1667 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1667 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 HR1667:


HR1667 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -16.0°
Azimuth: 182.8°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1667

HR1667 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1667 are provided in the following table:

05h 05m 00s
-54° 24’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1667 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1667 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1667.

Visibility of HR1667 from your location

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

HR1667 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1667

The image below is a photograph of HR1667 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 HR1667 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1667 star
DSS2 image of HR1667. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1667 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1667 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1667 is distant 699.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 105 kilometers per second.

214.59 pc
699.57 ly
105 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1667

HR1667 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1667 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1667. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1667