HR727 is a giant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR727 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR727 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 HR727:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR727
HR727 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR727 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR727 in the sky:
Visibility of HR727 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR727
The image below is a photograph of HR727 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 HR727 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR727 from the Sun and relative movement
HR727 is distant 370.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR727
HR727 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 HR727 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.