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Altitude: -12.7°   Azimuth: 176.7°   Direction: South

HR701 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR701 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR701 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 HR701:


HR701 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -12.7°
Azimuth: 176.7°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR701

HR701 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 HR701 are provided in the following table:

02h 22m 54s
-51° 05’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR701 in the sky:

Finder chart HR701 star
Simplified finder chart for HR701.

Visibility of HR701 from your location

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

HR701 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR701

The image below is a photograph of HR701 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 HR701 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR701 star
DSS2 image of HR701. The red arrow shows the motion of HR701 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR701 from the Sun and relative movement

HR701 is distant 200.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

61.35 pc
200.00 ly
5 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR701

HR701 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR701 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR701. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR701