HR1717 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1717 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1717 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 HR1717:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1717
HR1717 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 HR1717 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1717 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1717 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1717
The image below is a photograph of HR1717 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 HR1717 is -0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1717 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1717 is distant 149.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1717
HR1717 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1717 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.