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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR1733

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 6.40°   Az: 7.90°   Direction: North

HR1733 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1733 visual magnitude is 6.62. Because of its faintness, HR1733 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR1733 star
DSS2 image of HR1733. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1733 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 21m 49s
+44° 26’ 55”
12h 44m 08s
18h 05m 58s

J2000

05h 20m 02s
+44° 25’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates

164.22°
4.15°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1733 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1733.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.62
Hypergiant

-0.70
K0
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1733 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1733. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1733 is distant 947.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

290.70
947.67
13 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
-0.01"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO40242
SAO40242

Visibility from Your Location

HR1733 is circumpolar and transits at 09:15 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)