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TimezoneEurope/London
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Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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HR1720

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 28.35°   Az: 340.57°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1720 is a supergiant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1720 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its faintness, HR1720 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR1720 star
DSS2 image of HR1720. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1720 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 22m 40s
+62° 40’ 35”
09h 21m 30s
14h 44m 11s

J2000

05h 20m 22s
+62° 39’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates

148.85°
14.29°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1720 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1720.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.61
Supergiant

-3.30
K4I
3453K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1720 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1720. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1720 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

606.06
1,975.76
-6 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/y
-0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO13460
SAO13460

Visibility from Your Location

HR1720 is circumpolar and transits at 09:24 UTC (altitude: 78.8°)