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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 4.5°   Azimuth: 216.5°   Direction: South-West

HR683 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR683 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR683 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 HR683 is -0.214 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.448 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR683 star
DSS2 image of HR683. The red arrow shows the motion of HR683 during the next 1000 years (-3.57 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.47 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR683


HR683 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 4.5°
Azimuth: 216.5°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR683

HR683 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR683 are provided in the following table:

02h 18m 58s
-25° 56’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR683 in the sky:

Finder chart HR683 star
Simplified finder chart for HR683.

Visibility of HR683 from your location

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

Today's HR683 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.9°
Max altitude: 12.6°
Azimuth: 244.1°

Distance of HR683 from the Sun and relative movement

HR683 is distant 41.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

12.68 pc
41.33 ly
7 km/s
-0.214 arcsec/year
0.448 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR683

HR683 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR683 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR683. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR683