HR792 is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR792 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR792 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 HR792:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR792
HR792 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR792 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR792 in the sky:
Visibility of HR792 from your location
HR792 is circumpolar and transits at 21:37 UTC (altitude: 86.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR792
The image below is a photograph of HR792 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 HR792 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR792 from the Sun and relative movement
HR792 is distant 1,387.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR792
HR792 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR792 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR792 star system properties
HR792 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR792 double sysyem: