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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -72.0°   Azimuth: 132.0°   Direction: South-East

HR505 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Hydrus.

HR505 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its faintness, HR505 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR505

Finder chart HR505 star
Simplified finder chart for HR505.

HR505 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 HR505 are provided in the following table:

01h 41m 48s
-60° 47’ 21”
Image of HR505 star
DSS2 image of HR505. The red arrow shows the motion of HR505 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR505


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR505 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR505. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR505 from the Sun and relative movement

HR505 is distant 370.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

113.77 pc
370.88 ly
2 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR505


Visibility of HR505 from your location

HR505 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom