HR7762 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR7762 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7762 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 HR7762:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7762
HR7762 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 HR7762 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7762 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7762 from your location
HR7762 is circumpolar and transits at 12:02 UTC (altitude: 81.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7762
The image below is a photograph of HR7762 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 HR7762 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7762 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7762 is distant 1,884.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7762
HR7762 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7762 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.