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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR687

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 38.08°   Az: 291.56°   Direction: West-North-West

HR687 is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR687 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its faintness, HR687 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.

Image of HR687 star
DSS2 image of HR687. The red arrow shows the motion of HR687 during the next 1000 years (-1.28 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.60 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 24m 22s
+41° 30’ 25”
05h 11m 20s
07h 35m 43s

J2000

02h 22m 50s
+41° 23’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates

140.8°
-18.28°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR687 star
Simplified finder chart for HR687.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.82
Hypergiant

2.45
F0III
7658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR687 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR687. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR687 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR687 double sysyem:

5.82
7.62
1.8
295.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR687 is distant 154.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

47.26
154.06
-35 km/s
-0.077 arcsec/y
-0.096"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO37986
SAO37986

Visibility from Your Location

HR687 is circumpolar and transits at 06:34 UTC (altitude: 80.0°)