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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR751 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR751 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR751 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 HR751:

HR751 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 21°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR751

HR751 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 HR751 are provided in the following table:

02h 35m 04s
+07° 28’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR751 in the sky:

Finder chart HR751 star
Simplified finder chart for HR751.

Visibility of HR751 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 HR751 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: 82.5°
Max altitude: 46.0°
Azimuth: 277.5°
HR751 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR751

The image below is a photograph of HR751 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 HR751 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.108 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR751 star
DSS2 image of HR751. The red arrow shows the motion of HR751 during the next 1000 years (-0.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.80 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR751 from the Sun and relative movement

HR751 is distant 383.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

117.51 pc
383.08 ly
-25 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.108 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR751

HR751 belongs to spectral class G6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR751 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR751. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR751