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HR769

HR769 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR769 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR769 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 HR769:

6.3
Main-sequence
HR769 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR769

HR769 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 HR769 are provided in the following table:

02h 38m 27s
+38° 05’ 21”
145.1°
-20.13°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR769 in the sky:

Finder chart HR769 star
Simplified finder chart for HR769.

Visibility of HR769 from your location

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

Today's HR769 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.9°
Max altitude: 76.6°
Azimuth: 308.1°
HR769 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR769

The image below is a photograph of HR769 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 HR769 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR769 star
DSS2 image of HR769. The red arrow shows the motion of HR769 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR769 from the Sun and relative movement

HR769 is distant 734.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

225.23 pc
734.23 ly
2 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR769

HR769 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.46
B9V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR769 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR769. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR769

SAO55735
SAO55735