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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:19 | Tran: 7:18 | Set: 14:13
Altitude: -24.0°   Azimuth: 334.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR69 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Pisces.

HR69 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR69 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR69

Finder chart HR69 star
Simplified finder chart for HR69.

HR69 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR69 are provided in the following table:

00h 18m 17s
+11° 12’ 20”
Image of HR69 star
DSS2 image of HR69. The red arrow shows the motion of HR69 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR69


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR69 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR69. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR69 from the Sun and relative movement

HR69 is distant 447.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

137.36 pc
447.80 ly
9 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR69


Visibility of HR69 from your location

Today's HR69 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.8°
Max altitude: 49.7°
Azimuth: 281.2°