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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?

HR647

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 54.5°   Azimuth: 73.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR647 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class F4 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR647 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its faintness, HR647 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 HR647

Finder chart HR647 star
Simplified finder chart for HR647.

HR647 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR647 are provided in the following table:

02h 14m 02s
+47° 29’ 03”
137.1°
-13.1°
Andromeda
Image of HR647 star
DSS2 image of HR647. The red arrow shows the motion of HR647 during the next 10000 years (-10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR647

6.06
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.97
F4V
6880K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR647 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR647. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR647 star system properties

HR647 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR647 double sysyem:

6.06
6.66
0.6
1 arcsec

Distance of HR647 from the Sun and relative movement

HR647 is distant 135.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

41.55 pc
135.44 ly
-8 km/s
-0.063 arcsec/year
-0.059 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR647

SAO37878
SAO37878

Visibility of HR647 from your location

HR647 is circumpolar and transits at 08:37 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)