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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
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Altitude: 46.8°   Azimuth: 130.1°   Direction: South-East

HR624 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.

HR624 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR624 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 HR624:


HR624 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 46.8°
Azimuth: 130.1°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR624

HR624 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 HR624 are provided in the following table:

02h 09m 23s
+17° 13’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR624 in the sky:

Finder chart HR624 star
Simplified finder chart for HR624.

Visibility of HR624 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 HR624 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: 72.8°
Max altitude: 55.7°
Azimuth: 287.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR624

The image below is a photograph of HR624 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 HR624 is 0.142 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.181 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR624 star
DSS2 image of HR624. The red arrow shows the motion of HR624 during the next 1000 years (2.37 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.02 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR624 from the Sun and relative movement

HR624 is distant 127.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

39.26 pc
127.99 ly
11 km/s
0.142 arcsec/year
-0.181 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR624

HR624 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR624 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR624. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR624