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HR7007

HR7007 is a double giant star in the constellation of Scutum.

HR7007 visual magnitude is 5.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7007 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 HR7007:

5.84
Giant
HR7007 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 6°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7007

HR7007 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 HR7007 are provided in the following table:

18h 40m 00s
-07° 47’ 26”
24.7°
-1.02°
Scutum

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7007 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7007 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7007.

Visibility of HR7007 from your location

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

Today's HR7007 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.8°
Max altitude: 30.7°
Azimuth: 262.2°
HR7007 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7007

The image below is a photograph of HR7007 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 HR7007 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7007 star
DSS2 image of HR7007. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7007 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7007 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7007 is distant 526.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

161.55 pc
526.66 ly
-23 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7007

HR7007 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.20
K4III
3720K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7007 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7007. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7007 star system properties

HR7007 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 HR7007 double sysyem:

5.84
10.84
5
19.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7007

SAO142480
SAO142480