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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR7028

HR7028 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7028 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7028 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 HR7028:

6
Hypergiant
HR7028 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 14°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7028

HR7028 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 HR7028 are provided in the following table:

18h 39m 52s
+52° 11’ 45”
81.31°
22.82°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7028 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7028 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7028.

Visibility of HR7028 from your location

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

HR7028 is circumpolar and transits at 09:30 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7028

The image below is a photograph of HR7028 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 HR7028 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7028 star
DSS2 image of HR7028. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7028 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7028 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7028 is distant 563.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

172.71 pc
563.04 ly
-18 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7028

HR7028 belongs to spectral class A0 HR7028 is also a Hg chemically peculiar star.

-0.19
A0
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7028 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7028. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7028

SAO31093
SAO31093