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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:08 | Tran: 9:17 | Set: 13:27
Altitude: -20.8°   Azimuth: 96.3°   Direction: East

HR745 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR745 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, HR745 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR745

Finder chart HR745 star
Simplified finder chart for HR745.

HR745 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 HR745 are provided in the following table:

02h 33m 40s
-20° 00’ 06”
Image of HR745 star
DSS2 image of HR745. The red arrow shows the motion of HR745 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR745



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR745 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR745. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR745 from the Sun and relative movement

HR745 is distant 365.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

111.98 pc
365.06 ly
-6 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
-0.079 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR745


Visibility of HR745 from your location

Today's HR745 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.0°
Max altitude: 18.5°
Azimuth: 250.0°