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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:05 south
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HR692 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR692 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR692 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 HR692:

HR692 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR692

HR692 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 HR692 are provided in the following table:

02h 22m 01s
-10° 46’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR692 in the sky:

Finder chart HR692 star
Simplified finder chart for HR692.

Visibility of HR692 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 HR692 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: 100.8°
Max altitude: 27.7°
Azimuth: 259.2°
HR692 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR692

The image below is a photograph of HR692 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 HR692 is 0.14 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.085 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR692 star
DSS2 image of HR692. The red arrow shows the motion of HR692 during the next 1000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.42 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR692 from the Sun and relative movement

HR692 is distant 97.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

29.87 pc
97.37 ly
12 km/s
0.14 arcsec/year
-0.085 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR692

HR692 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR692 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR692. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR692