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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: -60.6°   Azimuth: 347.7°   Direction: North-North-West

HR735 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR735 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR735 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 HR735:


HR735 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.6°
Azimuth: 347.7°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR735

HR735 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 HR735 are provided in the following table:

02h 30m 32s
-22° 32’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR735 in the sky:

Finder chart HR735 star
Simplified finder chart for HR735.

Visibility of HR735 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 HR735 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: 112.5°
Max altitude: 16.0°
Azimuth: 247.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR735

The image below is a photograph of HR735 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 HR735 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR735 star
DSS2 image of HR735. The red arrow shows the motion of HR735 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR735 from the Sun and relative movement

HR735 is distant 447.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

137.36 pc
447.80 ly
-19 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR735

HR735 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR735 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR735. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR735