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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR766

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:46 | Tran: 7:27 | Set: 14:05
Alt: 28.63°   Az: 244.13°   Direction: West-South-West

HR766 is a variable giant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR766 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its faintness, HR766 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR766 star
DSS2 image of HR766. The red arrow shows the motion of HR766 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

02h 37m 53s
+07° 50’ 07”
03h 31m 28s
06h 09m 21s

J2000

02h 36m 35s
+07° 43’ 46”

Galactic Coordinates

162.83°
-46.83°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR766 star
Simplified finder chart for HR766.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.81
Giant

1.05
K0
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR766 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR766. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR766 is distant 291.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

89.45
291.59
-25 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/y
-0.031"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO110640
SAO110640

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR766 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.2°
Max altitude: 46.4°
Azimuth: 277.8°