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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: 56.8°   Azimuth: 102.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1794 is a star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1794 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1794 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 HR1794:


HR1794 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 56.8°
Azimuth: 102.6°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1794

HR1794 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1794 are provided in the following table:

05h 26m 54s
+35° 27’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1794 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1794 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1794.

Visibility of HR1794 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 HR1794 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: 54.5°
Max altitude: 74.0°
Azimuth: 305.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1794

The image below is a photograph of HR1794 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 HR1794 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1794 star
DSS2 image of HR1794. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1794 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1794 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1794 is distant 644.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

197.63 pc
644.27 ly
-21 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1794

HR1794 belongs to spectral class K2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1794 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1794. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1794