HR1766 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1766 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1766 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 HR1766:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1766
HR1766 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 HR1766 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1766 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1766 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1766
The image below is a photograph of HR1766 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 HR1766 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1766 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1766 is distant 698.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1766
HR1766 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1766 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.