HR748 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR748 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR748 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 HR748:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR748
HR748 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 HR748 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR748 in the sky:
Visibility of HR748 from your location
Today's HR748 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR748
The image below is a photograph of HR748 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 HR748 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR748 from the Sun and relative movement
HR748 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR748
HR748 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR748 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR748 star system properties
HR748 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 HR748 double sysyem: