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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 2.5°   Azimuth: 342.1°   Direction: North-North-West

HR756 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR756 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR756 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 HR756:


HR756 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 2.5°
Azimuth: 342.1°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR756

HR756 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 HR756 are provided in the following table:

02h 36m 57s
+38° 43’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR756 in the sky:

Finder chart HR756 star
Simplified finder chart for HR756.

Visibility of HR756 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR756 is circumpolar and transits at 22:02 UTC (altitude: 77.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR756

The image below is a photograph of HR756 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 HR756 is 0.145 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.194 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR756 star
DSS2 image of HR756. The red arrow shows the motion of HR756 during the next 1000 years (2.42 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.23 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR756 from the Sun and relative movement

HR756 is distant 176.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

54.29 pc
176.98 ly
1 km/s
0.145 arcsec/year
-0.194 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR756

HR756 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR756 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR756. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR756