HR517 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR517 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR517 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 HR517:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR517
HR517 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR517 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR517 in the sky:
Visibility of HR517 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR517
The image below is a photograph of HR517 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 HR517 is 0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR517 from the Sun and relative movement
HR517 is distant 140.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR517
HR517 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR517 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.