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HR732

HR732 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR732 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR732 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 HR732:

6
Giant
HR732 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 20°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR732

HR732 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 HR732 are provided in the following table:

02h 30m 45s
+00° 15’ 19”
168.08°
-53.68°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR732 in the sky:

Finder chart HR732 star
Simplified finder chart for HR732.

Visibility of HR732 from your location

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

Today's HR732 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.7°
Max altitude: 38.8°
Azimuth: 270.3°
HR732 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR732

The image below is a photograph of HR732 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 HR732 is -0.053 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR732 star
DSS2 image of HR732. The red arrow shows the motion of HR732 during the next 10000 years (-8.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR732 from the Sun and relative movement

HR732 is distant 274.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

84.25 pc
274.64 ly
-2 km/s
-0.053 arcsec/year
-0.071 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR732

HR732 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.37
A7III
8403K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR732 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR732. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR732

SAO110583
SAO110583