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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:43 | Tran: 0:07 | Set: 6:36
Alt: -28.53°   Az: 31.62°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7008 is a supergiant star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR7008 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR7008 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.

HR7008 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR7008 star
DSS2 image of HR7008. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7008 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


18h 40m 49s
+05° 17’ 16”
13h 50m 13s


18h 39m 36s
+05° 15’ 51”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7008 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7008.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7008 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7008. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7008 is distant 1,086.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

333.33 pc
1,086.67 ly
-19 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
0.001 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7008 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.7°
Max altitude: 43.8°
Azimuth: 275.3°