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HR7024

HR7024 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Scutum.

HR7024 visual magnitude is 6.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7024 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 HR7024:

6.15
Hypergiant
HR7024 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7024

HR7024 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7024 are provided in the following table:

18h 42m 36s
-07° 04’ 23”
25.63°
-1.27°
Scutum

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7024 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7024 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7024.

Visibility of HR7024 from your location

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

Today's HR7024 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.1°
Max altitude: 31.4°
Azimuth: 262.9°
HR7024 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7024

The image below is a photograph of HR7024 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 HR7024 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7024 star
DSS2 image of HR7024. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7024 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7024 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7024 is distant 242.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

74.46 pc
242.74 ly
26 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7024

HR7024 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.79
K0III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7024 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7024. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7024

SAO142525
SAO142525