HR719 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR719 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR719 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 HR719:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR719
HR719 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 HR719 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR719 in the sky:
Visibility of HR719 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR719
The image below is a photograph of HR719 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 HR719 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR719 from the Sun and relative movement
HR719 is distant 950.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR719
HR719 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR719 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR719 star system properties
HR719 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR719 double sysyem: