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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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76 Tauri

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:24 | Tran: 9:39 | Set: 16:54
Alt: 41.77°   Az: 235.08°   Direction: South-West

76 Tauri is a hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Taurus.

76 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, 76 Tauri 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 Tauri star
DSS2 image of 76 Tauri. The red arrow shows the motion of 76 Tauri during the next 1000 years (1.80 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.40 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


04h 29m 46s
+14° 47’ 37”
02h 36m 55s
07h 06m 42s


04h 28m 23s
+14° 44’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



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

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

76 Tauri is distant 176.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

44 km/s
0.108 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 76 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.2°
Max altitude: 53.3°
Azimuth: 284.8°