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HR1760

HR1760 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1760 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1760 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 HR1760:

5.54
Main-sequence
HR1760 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 72°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1760

HR1760 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 HR1760 are provided in the following table:

05h 22m 50s
+41° 01’ 45”
167.31°
2.65°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1760 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1760 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1760.

Visibility of HR1760 from your location

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

HR1760 is circumpolar and transits at 04:19 UTC (altitude: 79.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1760

The image below is a photograph of HR1760 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 HR1760 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1760 star
DSS2 image of HR1760. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1760 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1760 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1760 is distant 299.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

92.00 pc
299.91 ly
-9 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1760

HR1760 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.72
A3V
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1760 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1760. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1760

SAO40290
SAO40290