HR1771 is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1771 visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1771 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 HR1771:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1771
HR1771 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 HR1771 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1771 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1771 from your location
Today's HR1771 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1771
The image below is a photograph of HR1771 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 HR1771 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1771 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1771 is distant 293.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1771
HR1771 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1771 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1771 star system properties
HR1771 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1771 double sysyem: