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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11


HR7026 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7026 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7026 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 HR7026:

HR7026 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7026

HR7026 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7026 are provided in the following table:

18h 44m 07s
-36° 43’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7026 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7026 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7026.

Visibility of HR7026 from your location

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

Today's HR7026 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.7°
Max altitude: 1.8°
Azimuth: 233.3°
HR7026 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7026

The image below is a photograph of HR7026 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 HR7026 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7026 star
DSS2 image of HR7026. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7026 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7026 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7026 is distant 357.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

109.65 pc
357.46 ly
-28 km/s
-0.06 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7026

HR7026 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7026 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7026. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7026