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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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HR1724

Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:15 | Tran: 10:23 | Set: 16:31
Alt: -25.40°   Az: 48.86°   Direction: North-East

HR1724 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1724 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its faintness, HR1724 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 HR1724 star
DSS2 image of HR1724. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1724 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 17m 57s
+01° 58’ 21”
14h 51m 36s
20h 09m 33s

J2000

05h 16m 41s
+01° 56’ 49”

Galactic Coordinates

199.81°
-19.99°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1724 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1724.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.42
Hypergiant

0.07
A0V
10382K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1724 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1724. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1724 is distant 608.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

186.57
608.21
-8 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/y
-0.009"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO112588
SAO112588

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1724 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.0°
Max altitude: 40.5°
Azimuth: 272.0°