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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 [change].

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 emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1680 are provided in the following table:

05h 08m 14s
-35° 43’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1680 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1680 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1680.

Visibility of HR1680 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 125.7°
Max altitude: 2.8°
Azimuth: 234.3°
HR1680 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

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);

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.

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

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR1680