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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 14.8°   Azimuth: 55.2°   Direction: North-East

HR761 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum.

HR761 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR761 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 HR761:


HR761 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.8°
Azimuth: 55.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR761

HR761 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 HR761 are provided in the following table:

02h 37m 06s
+32° 53’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR761 in the sky:

Finder chart HR761 star
Simplified finder chart for HR761.

Visibility of HR761 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 HR761 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: 57.1°
Max altitude: 71.4°
Azimuth: 302.9°
HR761 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR761

The image below is a photograph of HR761 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 HR761 is 0.065 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR761 star
DSS2 image of HR761. The red arrow shows the motion of HR761 during the next 10000 years (10.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR761 from the Sun and relative movement

HR761 is distant 180.01 light years from the Sun

55.22 pc
180.01 ly
0.065 arcsec/year
0.063 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR761

HR761 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR761 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR761. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR761