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Altitude: -51.5°   Azimuth: 253.0°   Direction: West-South-West

HR807 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR807 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR807 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR807 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.1 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR807 star
DSS2 image of HR807. The red arrow shows the motion of HR807 during the next 1000 years (0.25 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR807


HR807 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -51.5°
Azimuth: 253.0°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR807

HR807 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR807 are provided in the following table:

02h 42m 08s
-46° 31’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR807 in the sky:

Finder chart HR807 star
Simplified finder chart for HR807.

Visibility of HR807 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR807 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR807 from the Sun and relative movement

HR807 is distant 133.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

40.87 pc
133.22 ly
13 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.1 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR807

HR807 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR807 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR807. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR807