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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR76

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 47.1°   Azimuth: 64.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR76 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR76 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its faintness, HR76 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR76

Finder chart HR76 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

00h 20m 05s
+48° 51’ 55”
117.63°
-13.68°
Cassiopeia
Image of HR76 star
DSS2 image of HR76. The red arrow shows the motion of HR76 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR76

6.52
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-0.64
A0V
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR76 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR76. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

271.00 pc
883.47 ly
-3 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR76

SAO36272
SAO36272

Visibility of HR76 from your location

HR76 is circumpolar and transits at 06:04 UTC (altitude: 87.4°)