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HR726

HR726 is a giant star in the constellation of Triangulum.

HR726 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR726 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 HR726:

6.25
Giant
HR726 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR726

HR726 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR726 are provided in the following table:

02h 30m 16s
+33° 50’ 02”
145.4°
-24.69°
Triangulum

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR726 in the sky:

Finder chart HR726 star
Simplified finder chart for HR726.

Visibility of HR726 from your location

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

Today's HR726 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.2°
Max altitude: 72.4°
Azimuth: 303.8°
HR726 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR726

The image below is a photograph of HR726 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 HR726 is 0.07 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR726 star
DSS2 image of HR726. The red arrow shows the motion of HR726 during the next 10000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR726 from the Sun and relative movement

HR726 is distant 370.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

113.77 pc
370.88 ly
7 km/s
0.07 arcsec/year
-0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR726

HR726 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.97
K1III
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR726 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR726. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR726

SAO55611
SAO55611