HR746 is a multiple star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR746 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR746 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 HR746:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR746
HR746 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 HR746 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR746 in the sky:
Visibility of HR746 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR746 is circumpolar and transits at 14:08 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR746
The image below is a photograph of HR746 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 HR746 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR746 from the Sun and relative movement
HR746 is distant 580.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR746
HR746 belongs to spectral class B9 HR746 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR746 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR746 star system properties
HR746 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR746 double sysyem: