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HR169 is a star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR169 visual magnitude is 6.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR169 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 HR169:

HR169 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR169

HR169 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 HR169 are provided in the following table:

00h 38m 40s
-73° 08’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR169 in the sky:

Finder chart HR169 star
Simplified finder chart for HR169.

Visibility of HR169 from your location

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

HR169 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR169

The image below is a photograph of HR169 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 HR169 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR169 star
DSS2 image of HR169. The red arrow shows the motion of HR169 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR169 from the Sun and relative movement

HR169 is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

131.93 pc
430.08 ly
21 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR169

HR169 belongs to spectral class A1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR169 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR169. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR169