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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:06 south
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HR1792 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1792 visual magnitude is 5.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1792 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 HR1792:

HR1792 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1792

HR1792 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 HR1792 are provided in the following table:

05h 24m 28s
-16° 58’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1792 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1792 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1792.

Visibility of HR1792 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR1792 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.0°
Max altitude: 21.5°
Azimuth: 253.0°
HR1792 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1792

The image below is a photograph of HR1792 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 HR1792 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1792 star
DSS2 image of HR1792. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1792 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1792 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1792 is distant 219.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

67.39 pc
219.68 ly
22 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1792

HR1792 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1792 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1792. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1792