HR716 is a double star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR716 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR716 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 HR716:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR716
HR716 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 HR716 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR716 in the sky:
Visibility of HR716 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR716 is circumpolar and transits at 09:43 UTC (altitude: 85.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR716
The image below is a photograph of HR716 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 HR716 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR716 from the Sun and relative movement
HR716 is distant 648.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR716
HR716 belongs to spectral class A2 HR716 is also a Sh chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR716 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR716 star system properties
HR716 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR716 double sysyem: