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HR176 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR176 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR176 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 HR176:

HR176 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR176

HR176 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR176 are provided in the following table:

00h 40m 26s
-59° 27’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR176 in the sky:

Finder chart HR176 star
Simplified finder chart for HR176.

Visibility of HR176 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR176 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR176

The image below is a photograph of HR176 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 HR176 is 0.889 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.448 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR176 star
DSS2 image of HR176. The red arrow shows the motion of HR176 during the next 1000 years (14.82 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.47 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR176 from the Sun and relative movement

HR176 is distant 83.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

25.47 pc
83.04 ly
2 km/s
0.889 arcsec/year
0.448 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR176

HR176 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR176 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR176. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR176