HR1736 is a double giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR1736 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1736 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 HR1736:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1736
HR1736 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1736 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1736 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1736 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1736 is circumpolar and transits at 16:57 UTC (altitude: 85.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1736
The image below is a photograph of HR1736 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 HR1736 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1736 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR1736
HR1736 belongs to spectral class G and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1736 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1736 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: