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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:50  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:19


HR7038 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7038 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7038 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 HR7038:

HR7038 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7038

HR7038 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 HR7038 are provided in the following table:

18h 45m 18s
-21° 00’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7038 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7038 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7038.

Visibility of HR7038 from your location

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

Today's HR7038 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.0°
Max altitude: 17.5°
Azimuth: 249.0°
HR7038 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7038

The image below is a photograph of HR7038 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 HR7038 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7038 star
DSS2 image of HR7038. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7038 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7038 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7038 is distant 185.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

56.75 pc
185.02 ly
2 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7038

HR7038 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7038 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7038. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7038