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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR1725

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 2.22°   Az: 5.94°   Direction: North

HR1725 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1725 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its faintness, HR1725 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 HR1725 star
DSS2 image of HR1725. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1725 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 20m 23s
+40° 29’ 20”
12h 31m 16s
17h 51m 39s

J2000

05h 18m 40s
+40° 27’ 54”

Galactic Coordinates

167.33°
1.68°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1725 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1725.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.18
Hypergiant

-0.40
K0
4000K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1725 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1725. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1725 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

207.47
676.35
-17 km/s
0.017 arcsec/y
-0.015"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO40224
SAO40224

Visibility from Your Location

HR1725 is circumpolar and transits at 09:13 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)