HR1762 is a variable and double hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1762 visual magnitude is 4.71. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1762 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1762:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1762
HR1762 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1762 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1762 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1762 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1762
The image below is a photograph of HR1762 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 HR1762 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1762 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1762 is distant 458.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1762
HR1762 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1762 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1762 star system properties
HR1762 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 HR1762 double sysyem: