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Altitude: -25.0°   Azimuth: 183.4°   Direction: South

HR1695 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Dorado.

HR1695 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1695 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 HR1695 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1695 star
DSS2 image of HR1695. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1695 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1695


HR1695 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.0°
Azimuth: 183.4°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1695

HR1695 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 HR1695 are provided in the following table:

05h 07m 33s
-63° 23’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1695 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1695 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1695.

Visibility of HR1695 from your location

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

HR1695 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR1695 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1695 is distant 626.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

192.31 pc
626.92 ly
19 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1695

HR1695 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1695 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1695. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1695