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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 30.9°   Azimuth: 24.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7018 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR7018 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its faintness, HR7018 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7018

Finder chart HR7018 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7018.

HR7018 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 HR7018 are provided in the following table:

18h 37m 33s
+62° 31’ 36”
Image of HR7018 star
DSS2 image of HR7018. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7018 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7018


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7018 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7018. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7018 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7018 is distant 425.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

130.55 pc
425.59 ly
-11 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.051 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7018


Visibility of HR7018 from your location

HR7018 is circumpolar and transits at 01:06 UTC (altitude: 79.0°)