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HR762 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Horologium.

HR762 visual magnitude is 6.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR762 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 HR762:

HR762 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR762

HR762 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR762 are provided in the following table:

02h 33m 33s
-62° 35’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR762 in the sky:

Finder chart HR762 star
Simplified finder chart for HR762.

Visibility of HR762 from your location

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

HR762 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR762

The image below is a photograph of HR762 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 HR762 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR762 star
DSS2 image of HR762. The red arrow shows the motion of HR762 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR762 from the Sun and relative movement

HR762 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

320.51 pc
1,044.87 ly
1 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR762

HR762 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR762 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR762. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR762