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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:01 | Tran: 3:59 | Set: 8:52
Altitude: -46.3°   Azimuth: 36.0°   Direction: North-East

HR7976 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR7976 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its faintness, HR7976 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 HR7976

Finder chart HR7976 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

20h 50m 41s
-12° 32’ 41”
Image of HR7976 star
DSS2 image of HR7976. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7976 during the next 1000 years (2.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7976



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7976 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7976. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

76.57 pc
249.62 ly
-44 km/s
0.126 arcsec/year
-0.07 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7976


Visibility of HR7976 from your location

Today's HR7976 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.5°
Max altitude: 26.0°
Azimuth: 257.5°