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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 8:48 | Tran: 10:30 | Set: 12:11
Alt: -7.74°   Az: 140.77°   Direction: South-East

HR1680 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Columba.

HR1680 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its faintness, HR1680 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR1680 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR1680 star
DSS2 image of HR1680. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1680 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 09m 07s
-35° 41’ 16”
20h 38m 00s
01h 47m 07s


05h 08m 14s
-35° 43’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1680 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1680.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1680 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1680. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1680 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

160.26 pc
522.44 ly
-5 km/s
0.009 arcsec/y
0.001 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1680 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.7°
Max altitude: 2.8°
Azimuth: 234.3°