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HR1671

HR1671 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1671 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1671 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 HR1671:

5.78
Main-sequence
HR1671 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 26°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1671

HR1671 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 HR1671 are provided in the following table:

05h 08m 20s
-08° 39’ 53”
208.95°
-26.83°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1671 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1671 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1671.

Visibility of HR1671 from your location

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

Today's HR1671 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.7°
Max altitude: 29.9°
Azimuth: 261.3°
HR1671 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1671

The image below is a photograph of HR1671 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 HR1671 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1671 star
DSS2 image of HR1671. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1671 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1671 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1671 is distant 759.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

233.10 pc
759.91 ly
27 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1671

HR1671 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.06
B8V
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1671 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1671. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1671 star system properties

HR1671 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1671 double sysyem:

5.78
8.98
3.2
21.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1671

SAO131806
SAO131806