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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -13.5°   Azimuth: 302.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR614 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR614 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR614 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR614 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR614 star
DSS2 image of HR614. The red arrow shows the motion of HR614 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR614


HR614 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.5°
Azimuth: 302.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR614

HR614 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 HR614 are provided in the following table:

02h 06m 12s
+08° 14’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR614 in the sky:

Finder chart HR614 star
Simplified finder chart for HR614.

Visibility of HR614 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR614 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.8°
Max altitude: 46.8°
Azimuth: 278.2°

Distance of HR614 from the Sun and relative movement

HR614 is distant 878.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

269.54 pc
878.71 ly
-26 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR614

HR614 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 HR614 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR614. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR614