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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 66.3°   Azimuth: 108.2°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7009 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7009 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7009 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 HR7009 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7009 star
DSS2 image of HR7009. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7009 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7009

Bright giant

HR7009 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 108.2°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7009

HR7009 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 HR7009 are provided in the following table:

18h 38m 06s
+39° 40’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7009 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7009 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7009.

Visibility of HR7009 from your location

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

HR7009 is circumpolar and transits at 07:51 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)

Distance of HR7009 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7009 is distant 1,198.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

367.65 pc
1,198.53 ly
-19 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7009

HR7009 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7009 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7009. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7009