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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:22 | Tran: 9:30 | Set: 16:37
Altitude: 1.3°   Azimuth: 290.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR601 is a giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Aries.

HR601 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its faintness, HR601 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 HR601

Finder chart HR601 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

02h 02m 35s
+13° 28’ 36”
Image of HR601 star
DSS2 image of HR601. The red arrow shows the motion of HR601 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR601


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR601. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

259.07 pc
844.56 ly
-7 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR601


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):

Azimuth: 76.5°
Max altitude: 52.0°
Azimuth: 283.5°