HR1690 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1690 visual magnitude is 6.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1690 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 HR1690:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1690
HR1690 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1690 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1690 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1690 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1690
The image below is a photograph of HR1690 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 HR1690 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1690 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1690 is distant 1,605.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1690
HR1690 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1690 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1690 star system properties
HR1690 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1690 double sysyem: