HR7976 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.
HR7976 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7976 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 HR7976:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7976
HR7976 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 HR7976 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7976 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7976 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7976 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7976
The image below is a photograph of HR7976 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 HR7976 is 0.126 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7976 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7976 is distant 249.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7976
HR7976 belongs to spectral class K1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7976 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.