HR601 is a giant star in the constellation of Aries.
HR601 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR601 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 HR601:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR601
HR601 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 HR601 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR601 in the sky:
Visibility of HR601 from your location
Today's HR601 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 HR601
The image below is a photograph of HR601 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 HR601 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR601 from the Sun and relative movement
HR601 is distant 844.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR601
HR601 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR601 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.