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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR78

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:54 | Tran: 5:12 | Set: 14:25
Alt: 69.41°   Az: 171.05°   Direction: South

HR78 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR78 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, HR78 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 HR78 star
DSS2 image of HR78. The red arrow shows the motion of HR78 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

00h 21m 41s
+31° 04’ 19”
23h 45m 21s
00h 07m 03s

J2000

00h 20m 24s
+30° 56’ 08”

Galactic Coordinates

115.13°
-31.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR78 star
Simplified finder chart for HR78.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.9
Main-sequence

-0.36
B7V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR78 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR78. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR78 is distant 582.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

178.57
582.14
4 km/s
0.021 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO53820
SAO53820

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR78 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.9°
Max altitude: 69.6°
Azimuth: 301.1°