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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 14.2°   Azimuth: 41.9°   Direction: North-East

HR760 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR760 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR760 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 HR760:


HR760 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.2°
Azimuth: 41.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR760

HR760 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 HR760 are provided in the following table:

02h 37m 20s
+39° 53’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR760 in the sky:

Finder chart HR760 star
Simplified finder chart for HR760.

Visibility of HR760 from your location

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

HR760 is circumpolar and transits at 21:35 UTC (altitude: 78.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR760

The image below is a photograph of HR760 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 HR760 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR760 star
DSS2 image of HR760. The red arrow shows the motion of HR760 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR760 from the Sun and relative movement

HR760 is distant 920.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

282.49 pc
920.90 ly
16 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR760

HR760 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR760 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR760. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR760