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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:52  
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SunsetSet: 20:59 south
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HR676 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aries.

HR676 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR676 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 HR676:

HR676 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR676

HR676 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 HR676 are provided in the following table:

02h 18m 57s
+23° 10’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR676 in the sky:

Finder chart HR676 star
Simplified finder chart for HR676.

Visibility of HR676 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 HR676 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: 66.8°
Max altitude: 61.7°
Azimuth: 293.2°
HR676 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR676

The image below is a photograph of HR676 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 HR676 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR676 star
DSS2 image of HR676. The red arrow shows the motion of HR676 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR676 from the Sun and relative movement

HR676 is distant 342.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

105.15 pc
342.80 ly
-13 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR676

HR676 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR676 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR676. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR676