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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 63.6°   Azimuth: 354.8°   Direction: North

HR7006 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7006 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7006 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 HR7006:


HR7006 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.6°
Azimuth: 354.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7006

HR7006 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7006 are provided in the following table:

18h 29m 44s
+77° 32’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7006 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7006 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7006.

Visibility of HR7006 from your location

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

HR7006 is circumpolar and transits at 01:28 UTC (altitude: 63.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7006

The image below is a photograph of HR7006 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 HR7006 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7006 star
DSS2 image of HR7006. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7006 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7006 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7006 is distant 474.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

145.56 pc
474.53 ly
1 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7006

HR7006 belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7006 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7006. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7006