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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -13.4°   Azimuth: 96.7°   Direction: East

HR1710 is a giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1710 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1710 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 HR1710 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1710 star
DSS2 image of HR1710. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1710 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1710


HR1710 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.4°
Azimuth: 96.7°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1710

HR1710 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 HR1710 are provided in the following table:

05h 13m 59s
-14° 36’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1710 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1710 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1710.

Visibility of HR1710 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 HR1710 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: 104.6°
Max altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 255.4°

Distance of HR1710 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1710 is distant 244.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

75.13 pc
244.93 ly
31 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1710

HR1710 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1710 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1710. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1710