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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11


HR1692 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1692 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1692 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 HR1692:

HR1692 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 15°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1692

HR1692 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1692 are provided in the following table:

05h 14m 44s
+53° 12’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1692 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1692 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1692.

Visibility of HR1692 from your location

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

HR1692 is circumpolar and transits at 17:18 UTC (altitude: 88.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1692

The image below is a photograph of HR1692 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 HR1692 is 0 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 HR1692 star
DSS2 image of HR1692. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1692 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1692 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1692 is distant 1,715.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

526.32 pc
1,715.79 ly
1 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1692

HR1692 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1692 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1692. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1692