HR7742 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR7742 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7742 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 HR7742:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7742
HR7742 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7742 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7742 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7742 from your location
HR7742 is circumpolar and transits at 22:38 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7742
The image below is a photograph of HR7742 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 HR7742 is 0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7742 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7742 is distant 593.81 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7742
HR7742 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7742 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.