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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:40  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 45.7°   Azimuth: 161.7°   Direction: South-South-East

HR1763 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1763 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1763 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 HR1763:


HR1763 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 45.7°
Azimuth: 161.7°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1763

HR1763 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 HR1763 are provided in the following table:

05h 21m 43s
+08° 25’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1763 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1763 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1763.

Visibility of HR1763 from your location

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

Today's HR1763 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 81.6°
Max altitude: 46.9°
Azimuth: 278.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1763

The image below is a photograph of HR1763 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 HR1763 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1763 star
DSS2 image of HR1763. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1763 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1763 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1763 is distant 735.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

225.73 pc
735.89 ly
26 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1763

HR1763 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1763 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1763. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1763