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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:41 | Tran: 9:51 | Set: 15:01
Altitude: 7.2°   Azimuth: 244.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR784 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F6 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR784 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, HR784 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR784

Finder chart HR784 star
Simplified finder chart for HR784.

HR784 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 HR784 are provided in the following table:

02h 40m 12s
-09° 27’ 11”
Image of HR784 star
DSS2 image of HR784. The red arrow shows the motion of HR784 during the next 1000 years (-2.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.43 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR784


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR784 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR784. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR784 from the Sun and relative movement

HR784 is distant 70.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

21.54 pc
70.23 ly
-4 km/s
-0.151 arcsec/year
-0.086 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR784


Visibility of HR784 from your location

Today's HR784 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.5°
Max altitude: 29.1°
Azimuth: 260.5°