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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR1759

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:36 | Tran: 10:07 | Set: 15:38
Alt: 3.54°   Az: 103.15°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1759 is a double giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1759 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR1759 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 HR1759 star
DSS2 image of HR1759. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1759 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 21m 38s
-05° 20’ 36”
18h 50m 09s
00h 11m 48s

J2000

05h 20m 26s
-05° 22’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates

207.19°
-22.66°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1759 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1759.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.39
Giant

-0.20
B8III
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1759 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1759. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1759 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1759 double sysyem:

6.39
11.09
4.7
4.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1759 is distant 679.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

208.33
679.17
20 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/y
0.029"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO132004
SAO132004

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1759 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.3°
Max altitude: 33.2°
Azimuth: 264.7°