We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
sleep NighttimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Aries » 


Altitude: 58.4°   Azimuth: 130.5°   Direction: South-East

HR711 is a giant star in the constellation of Aries.

HR711 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR711 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 HR711:


HR711 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 58.4°
Azimuth: 130.5°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR711

HR711 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 HR711 are provided in the following table:

02h 27m 06s
+27° 00’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR711 in the sky:

Finder chart HR711 star
Simplified finder chart for HR711.

Visibility of HR711 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 HR711 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: 63.0°
Max altitude: 65.5°
Azimuth: 297.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR711

The image below is a photograph of HR711 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 HR711 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR711 star
DSS2 image of HR711. The red arrow shows the motion of HR711 during the next 10000 years (-9.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR711 from the Sun and relative movement

HR711 is distant 463.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

142.25 pc
463.73 ly
-48 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR711

HR711 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR711 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR711. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR711