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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:27 | Tran: 10:35 | Set: 16:43
Alt: 32.27°   Az: 136.64°   Direction: South-East

HR1701 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1701 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR1701 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR1701 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1701 star
DSS2 image of HR1701. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1701 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 14m 48s
+01° 59’ 42”
21h 37m 57s
02h 52m 45s


05h 13m 31s
+01° 58’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1701 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1701.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1701 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1701. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1701 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 HR1701 double sysyem:

0.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1701 is distant 878.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

269.54 pc
878.71 ly
5 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y
0.012 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1701 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.0°
Max altitude: 40.5°
Azimuth: 272.0°