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HR1701

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

HR1701 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1701 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 HR1701:

6.09
Main-sequence
HR1701 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1701

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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1701 are provided in the following table:

05h 13m 31s
+01° 58’ 05”
199.37°
-20.66°
Orion

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1701 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1701 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1701.

Visibility of HR1701 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 88.0°
Max altitude: 40.5°
Azimuth: 272.0°
HR1701 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1701

The image below is a photograph of HR1701 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 HR1701 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR1701 from the Sun and relative movement

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/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1701

HR1701 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.06
A5V
6776K

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

HR1701 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:

6.09
6.29
0.2
0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1701

SAO112535
SAO112535