HR1715 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1715 visual magnitude is 6.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1715 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 HR1715:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1715
HR1715 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1715 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1715 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1715 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1715
The image below is a photograph of HR1715 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 HR1715 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1715 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1715 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1715
HR1715 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1715 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.