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Altitude: 53.4°   Azimuth: 353.6°   Direction: North

HR1714 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR1714 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1714 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 HR1714:


HR1714 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 53.4°
Azimuth: 353.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1714

HR1714 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1714 are provided in the following table:

05h 43m 48s
+85° 40’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1714 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1714 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1714.

Visibility of HR1714 from your location

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

HR1714 is circumpolar and transits at 01:09 UTC (altitude: 55.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1714

The image below is a photograph of HR1714 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 HR1714 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1714 star
DSS2 image of HR1714. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1714 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1714 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1714 is distant 472.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

144.93 pc
472.46 ly
-14 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1714

HR1714 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1714 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1714. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1714