HR725 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR725 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR725 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 HR725:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR725
HR725 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 HR725 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR725 in the sky:
Visibility of HR725 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR725
The image below is a photograph of HR725 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 HR725 is -0.012 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 HR725 from the Sun and relative movement
HR725 is distant 285.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR725
HR725 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR725 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR725 star system properties
HR725 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 HR725 double sysyem: