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HR1736

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 72.01°   Az: 266.15°   Direction: West

HR1736 is a double giant star of spectral class G in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1736 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its faintness, HR1736 is not visible to the naked eye.

Image of HR1736 star
DSS2 image of HR1736. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1736 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 22m 29s
+46° 59’ 12”
01h 47m 26s
07h 09m 55s

J2000

05h 20m 39s
+46° 57’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates

162.18°
5.68°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1736 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1736.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.54
Giant

0.16
GIII
5968K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1736 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1736. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1736 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1736 double sysyem:

6.54
9.44
2.9
23.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1736 is distant 615.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

188.68
615.09
17 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
-0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO40251
SAO40251

Visibility from Your Location

HR1736 is circumpolar and transits at 09:08 UTC (altitude: 85.5°)