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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR679 in the sky:
Visibility of HR679 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
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.
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.
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.