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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
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Altitude: 66.3°   Azimuth: 250.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7041 is a variable and double star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7041 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7041 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7041 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7041 star
DSS2 image of HR7041. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7041 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7041


HR7041 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 66.3°
Azimuth: 250.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7041

HR7041 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 HR7041 are provided in the following table:

18h 43m 16s
+39° 18’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7041 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7041 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7041.

Visibility of HR7041 from your location

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

HR7041 is circumpolar and transits at 08:28 UTC (altitude: 77.8°)

Distance of HR7041 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7041 is distant 1,358.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

416.67 pc
1,358.33 ly
-34 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7041

HR7041 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7041 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7041. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7041 star system properties

HR7041 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7041 double sysyem:

60.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7041