HR76 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR76 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR76 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 HR76:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR76
HR76 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 HR76 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR76 in the sky:
Visibility of HR76 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR76 is circumpolar and transits at 07:49 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR76
The image below is a photograph of HR76 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 HR76 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR76 from the Sun and relative movement
HR76 is distant 883.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR76
HR76 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR76 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.