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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -24.9°   Azimuth: 37.3°   Direction: North-East

HR753 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR753 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR753 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 HR753:


HR753 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -24.9°
Azimuth: 37.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR753

HR753 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 HR753 are provided in the following table:

02h 36m 04s
+06° 53’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR753 in the sky:

Finder chart HR753 star
Simplified finder chart for HR753.

Visibility of HR753 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 HR753 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: 83.1°
Max altitude: 45.4°
Azimuth: 276.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR753

The image below is a photograph of HR753 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 HR753 is 1.811 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 1.451 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR753 star
DSS2 image of HR753. The red arrow shows the motion of HR753 during the next 100 years (3.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.42 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR753 from the Sun and relative movement

HR753 is distant 23.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

7.21 pc
23.50 ly
23 km/s
1.811 arcsec/year
1.451 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR753

HR753 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR753 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR753. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR753 star system properties

HR753 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR753 double sysyem:

2.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR753

Gl 105 A