HR786 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR786 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR786 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 HR786:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR786
HR786 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 HR786 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR786 in the sky:
Visibility of HR786 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR786
The image below is a photograph of HR786 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 HR786 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR786 from the Sun and relative movement
HR786 is distant 519.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR786
HR786 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR786 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.