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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:

HR1682 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

05h 00m 13s
-78° 18’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1682 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1682 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1682.

Visibility of HR1682 from your location

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

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.

Image of HR1682 star
DSS2 image of HR1682. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1682 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1682 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1682 is distant 1,072.37 light years from the Sun

328.95 pc
1,072.37 ly
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1682. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

46.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1682