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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 39.9°   Azimuth: 271.3°   Direction: West

HR7016 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7016 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7016 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 HR7016 is -0.005 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 HR7016 star
DSS2 image of HR7016. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7016 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7016


HR7016 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.9°
Azimuth: 271.3°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7016

HR7016 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 HR7016 are provided in the following table:

18h 40m 01s
+30° 50’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7016 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7016 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7016.

Visibility of HR7016 from your location

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

Today's HR7016 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.2°
Max altitude: 69.4°
Azimuth: 300.8°

Distance of HR7016 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7016 is distant 580.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 50 kilometers per second.

177.94 pc
580.07 ly
-50 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7016

HR7016 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7016 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7016. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7016