HR1731 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1731 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1731 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 HR1731:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1731
HR1731 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 HR1731 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1731 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1731 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1731
The image below is a photograph of HR1731 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 HR1731 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1731 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1731 is distant 1,448.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1731
HR1731 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1731 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.