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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR7768

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:19 | Tran: 1:16 | Set: 7:09
Alt: 22.43°   Az: 123.30°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7768 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7768 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its faintness, HR7768 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR7768 star
DSS2 image of HR7768. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7768 during the next 10000 years (7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 20m 59s
-01° 00’ 00”
20h 37m 36s
16h 58m 36s

J2000

20h 19m 43s
-01° 04’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

42.4°
-20.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7768 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7768.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.06
Hypergiant

0.59
K0
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7768 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7768. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

124.38
405.47
-45 km/s
0.042 arcsec/y
0.033"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO144296
SAO144296

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7768 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.0°
Max altitude: 37.5°
Azimuth: 269.0°