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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -18.6°   Azimuth: 251.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1694 is a giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1694 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1694 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1694 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1694 star
DSS2 image of HR1694. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1694 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1694


HR1694 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.6°
Azimuth: 251.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1694

HR1694 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1694 are provided in the following table:

05h 10m 44s
-25° 54’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1694 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1694 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1694.

Visibility of HR1694 from your location

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

Today's HR1694 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.9°
Max altitude: 12.6°
Azimuth: 244.1°

Distance of HR1694 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1694 is distant 724.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

222.22 pc
724.44 ly
42 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.059 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1694

HR1694 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1694 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1694. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1694