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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: 63.7°   Azimuth: 239.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR758 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Triangulum.

HR758 visual magnitude is 5.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR758 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR758 is 0.058 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR758 star
DSS2 image of HR758. The red arrow shows the motion of HR758 during the next 10000 years (9.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR758


HR758 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.7°
Azimuth: 239.9°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR758

HR758 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 HR758 are provided in the following table:

02h 37m 02s
+34° 15’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR758 in the sky:

Finder chart HR758 star
Simplified finder chart for HR758.

Visibility of HR758 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 HR758 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: 55.7°
Max altitude: 72.8°
Azimuth: 304.3°

Distance of HR758 from the Sun and relative movement

HR758 is distant 1,298.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 67 kilometers per second.

398.41 pc
1,298.80 ly
67 km/s
0.058 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR758

HR758 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR758 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR758. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR758