HR71 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR71 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR71 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 HR71:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR71
HR71 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR71 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR71 in the sky:
Visibility of HR71 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR71
The image below is a photograph of HR71 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 HR71 is 0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR71 from the Sun and relative movement
HR71 is distant 543.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR71
HR71 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR71 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.