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HR276

HR276 is a giant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR276 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR276 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 HR276:

6.32
Giant
HR276 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 49°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR276

HR276 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 HR276 are provided in the following table:

00h 57m 54s
+13° 41’ 44”
125.34°
-49.15°
Pisces

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR276.

Visibility of HR276 from your location

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

Today's HR276 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.3°
Max altitude: 52.2°
Azimuth: 283.7°
HR276 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR276

The image below is a photograph of HR276 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 HR276 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR276 star
DSS2 image of HR276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR276 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR276 is distant 522.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

160.26 pc
522.44 ly
15 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR276

HR276 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.30
G8III
5023K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR276 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR276

SAO92183
SAO92183