HR1680 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1680 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1680 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 HR1680:
HR1680 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1680
HR1680 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 HR1680 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1680 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1680 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1680 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1680
The image below is a photograph of HR1680 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 HR1680 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1680 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR1680
HR1680 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 HR1680 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.