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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: -55.0°   Azimuth: 85.1°   Direction: East

HR700 is a giant star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR700 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR700 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 HR700 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR700 star
DSS2 image of HR700. The red arrow shows the motion of HR700 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR700


HR700 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -55.0°
Azimuth: 85.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR700

HR700 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 HR700 are provided in the following table:

02h 23m 06s
-37° 34’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR700 in the sky:

Finder chart HR700 star
Simplified finder chart for HR700.

Visibility of HR700 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 HR700 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: 127.6°
Max altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 232.4°

Distance of HR700 from the Sun and relative movement

HR700 is distant 1,172.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

359.71 pc
1,172.66 ly
11 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR700

HR700 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR700 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR700. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR700