HR170 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Sculptor.
HR170 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR170 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 HR170:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR170
HR170 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 HR170 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR170 in the sky:
Visibility of HR170 from your location
Today's HR170 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR170
The image below is a photograph of HR170 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 HR170 is 0.333 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR170 from the Sun and relative movement
HR170 is distant 135.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR170
HR170 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR170 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.