HR1797 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1797 visual magnitude is 6.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1797 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 HR1797:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1797
HR1797 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1797 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1797 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1797 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1797 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 HR1797
The image below is a photograph of HR1797 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 HR1797 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1797 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1797 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1797
HR1797 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1797 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.