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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR625

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:53 | Tran: 9:16 | Set: 13:40
Altitude: 0.1°   Azimuth: 119.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR625 is a variable giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR625 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR625 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 HR625

Finder chart HR625 star
Simplified finder chart for HR625.

HR625 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 HR625 are provided in the following table:

02h 08m 45s
-17° 46’ 45”
189.29°
-69.87°
Cetus
Image of HR625 star
DSS2 image of HR625. The red arrow shows the motion of HR625 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR625

6.1
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.90
M2III
3635K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR625. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR625 from the Sun and relative movement

HR625 is distant 1,298.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

398.41 pc
1,298.80 ly
14 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR625

SAO148237
SAO148237

Visibility of HR625 from your location

Today's HR625 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 107.8°
Max altitude: 20.7°
Azimuth: 252.2°