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HR697 is a star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR697 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR697 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 HR697:

HR697 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR697

HR697 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 HR697 are provided in the following table:

02h 22m 57s
-18° 21’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR697 in the sky:

Finder chart HR697 star
Simplified finder chart for HR697.

Visibility of HR697 from your location

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

Today's HR697 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.4°
Max altitude: 20.2°
Azimuth: 251.6°
HR697 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR697

The image below is a photograph of HR697 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 HR697 is 0.149 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.109 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR697 star
DSS2 image of HR697. The red arrow shows the motion of HR697 during the next 1000 years (2.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.82 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR697 from the Sun and relative movement

HR697 is distant 387.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

118.91 pc
387.63 ly
20 km/s
0.149 arcsec/year
-0.109 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR697

HR697 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR697 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR697. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR697