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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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76 Draconis

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 54.88°   Az: 349.05°   Direction: North

76 Draconis is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Draco.

76 Draconis visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its faintness, 76 Draconis is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 76 Draconis star
DSS2 image of 76 Draconis. The red arrow shows the motion of 76 Draconis during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 40m 38s
+82° 37’ 11”
03h 53m 10s
00h 33m 49s

J2000

20h 42m 35s
+82° 31’ 51”

Galactic Coordinates

115.73°
23.46°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 76 Draconis star
Simplified finder chart for 76 Draconis.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.75
Hypergiant

0.55
A0V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 76 Draconis is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 76 Draconis. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

76 Draconis is distant 357.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

109.77
357.85
-20 km/s
0.029 arcsec/y
0.023"/y

Alternative Designations

76 Draconis
SAO3458
SAO3458

Visibility from Your Location

76 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 00:27 UTC (altitude: 58.9°)