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Altitude: -7.8°   Azimuth: 219.4°   Direction: South-West

HR7029 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7029 visual magnitude is 4.87. Because of its moderate brightness, HR7029 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR7029:


HR7029 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.8°
Azimuth: 219.4°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7029

HR7029 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7029 are provided in the following table:

18h 44m 19s
-35° 38’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7029 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7029.

Visibility of HR7029 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 HR7029 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: 125.6°
Max altitude: 2.9°
Azimuth: 234.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7029

The image below is a photograph of HR7029 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 HR7029 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7029 star
DSS2 image of HR7029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7029 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7029 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7029 is distant 450.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

138.31 pc
450.90 ly
4 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7029

HR7029 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7029 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7029 star system properties

HR7029 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7029 double sysyem:

9.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7029