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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 67.8°   Azimuth: 82.7°   Direction: East

HR673 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR673 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR673 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR673 is -0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR673 star
DSS2 image of HR673. The red arrow shows the motion of HR673 during the next 1000 years (-1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.13 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR673


HR673 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 67.8°
Azimuth: 82.7°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR673

HR673 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 HR673 are provided in the following table:

02h 19m 22s
+48° 57’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR673 in the sky:

Finder chart HR673 star
Simplified finder chart for HR673.

Visibility of HR673 from your location

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

HR673 is circumpolar and transits at 15:47 UTC (altitude: 87.5°)

Distance of HR673 from the Sun and relative movement

HR673 is distant 210.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

64.52 pc
210.32 ly
-19 km/s
-0.093 arcsec/year
0.068 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR673

HR673 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR673 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR673. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR673