HR780 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR780 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR780 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 HR780:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR780
HR780 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR780 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR780 in the sky:
Visibility of HR780 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR780
The image below is a photograph of HR780 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 HR780 is 0.111 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR780 from the Sun and relative movement
HR780 is distant 174.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR780
HR780 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR780 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.