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Altitude: 69.8°   Azimuth: 324.7°   Direction: North-West

HR7013 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7013 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7013 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 HR7013:


HR7013 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 69.8°
Azimuth: 324.7°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7013

HR7013 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 HR7013 are provided in the following table:

18h 36m 13s
+65° 29’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7013 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7013 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7013.

Visibility of HR7013 from your location

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

HR7013 is circumpolar and transits at 13:43 UTC (altitude: 76.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7013

The image below is a photograph of HR7013 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 HR7013 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.083 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7013 star
DSS2 image of HR7013. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7013 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7013 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7013 is distant 233.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

71.74 pc
233.86 ly
-23 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
0.083 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7013

HR7013 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7013 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7013. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7013