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HR7706

HR7706 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7706 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7706 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 HR7706:

6.22
Giant
HR7706 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7706

HR7706 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 HR7706 are provided in the following table:

20h 12m 23s
-42° 46’ 50”
357.57°
-32.39°
Sagittarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7706 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7706 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7706.

Visibility of HR7706 from your location

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

HR7706 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7706

The image below is a photograph of HR7706 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 HR7706 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.118 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7706 star
DSS2 image of HR7706. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7706 during the next 1000 years (-0.23 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.97 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7706 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7706 is distant 343.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

105.49 pc
343.88 ly
-1 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.118 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7706

HR7706 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.10
K1III
4251K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7706 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7706. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7706

SAO230100
SAO230100