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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: 19.2°   Azimuth: 207.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR710 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR710 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR710 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 HR710:


HR710 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 19.2°
Azimuth: 207.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR710

HR710 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 HR710 are provided in the following table:

02h 26m 00s
-15° 20’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR710 in the sky:

Finder chart HR710 star
Simplified finder chart for HR710.

Visibility of HR710 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 HR710 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: 105.3°
Max altitude: 23.2°
Azimuth: 254.7°
HR710 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR710

The image below is a photograph of HR710 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 HR710 is -0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR710 star
DSS2 image of HR710. The red arrow shows the motion of HR710 during the next 10000 years (-9.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR710 from the Sun and relative movement

HR710 is distant 213.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

65.62 pc
213.91 ly
-8 km/s
-0.058 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR710

HR710 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star. HR710 is also a SrCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR710 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR710. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR710 star system properties

HR710 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR710 double sysyem:

12 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR710