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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -23.9°   Azimuth: 163.0°   Direction: South-South-East

HR176 is a main-sequence star of spectral class G1 in the constellation of Tucana.

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

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR176

Finder chart HR176 star
Simplified finder chart for HR176.

HR176 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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”
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);

Key facts about HR176


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

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

Alternative designations of HR176


Visibility of HR176 from your location

HR176 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom