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7 Trianguli

Altitude: 2.0°   Azimuth: 33.0°   Direction: North-North-East

7 Trianguli is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Triangulum.

7 Trianguli visual magnitude is 5.28. Because of its reltive faintness, 7 Trianguli should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 7 Trianguli is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 7 Trianguli star
DSS2 image of 7 Trianguli. The red arrow shows the motion of 7 Trianguli during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 7 Trianguli


7 Trianguli is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 2.0°
Azimuth: 33.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 7 Trianguli

7 Trianguli 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 7 Trianguli are provided in the following table:

02h 15m 56s
+33° 21’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 7 Trianguli in the sky:

Finder chart 7 Trianguli star
Simplified finder chart for 7 Trianguli.

Visibility of 7 Trianguli from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 7 Trianguli rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.6°
Max altitude: 71.9°
Azimuth: 303.4°

Distance of 7 Trianguli from the Sun and relative movement

7 Trianguli is distant 292.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

89.85 pc
292.90 ly
-1 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 7 Trianguli

7 Trianguli belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 7 Trianguli is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 7 Trianguli. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 7 Trianguli

7 Trianguli