HR1682 is a double giant star in the constellation of Mensa.
HR1682 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1682 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 HR1682:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1682
HR1682 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1682 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1682 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1682 from your location
HR1682 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1682
The image below is a photograph of HR1682 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 HR1682 is -0.023 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.
Distance of HR1682 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1682 is distant 1,072.37 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR1682
HR1682 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1682 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1682 star system properties
HR1682 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1682 double sysyem: