HR7768 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.
HR7768 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7768 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 HR7768:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7768
HR7768 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7768 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7768 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7768 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7768 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7768
The image below is a photograph of HR7768 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 HR7768 is 0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7768 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7768 is distant 405.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7768
HR7768 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7768 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.