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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:38  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:28


HR679 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR679 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR679 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 HR679:

HR679 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR679

HR679 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 HR679 are provided in the following table:

02h 20m 41s
+47° 18’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR679 in the sky:

Finder chart HR679 star
Simplified finder chart for HR679.

Visibility of HR679 from your location

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

HR679 is circumpolar and transits at 13:45 UTC (altitude: 85.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR679

The image below is a photograph of HR679 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 HR679 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR679 star
DSS2 image of HR679. The red arrow shows the motion of HR679 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR679 from the Sun and relative movement

HR679 is distant 835.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

256.41 pc
835.90 ly
2 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR679

HR679 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR679 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR679. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR679