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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7043 is a star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7043 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7043 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 HR7043:

HR7043 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 26°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7043

HR7043 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 HR7043 are provided in the following table:

18h 43m 36s
+36° 33’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7043 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7043 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7043.

Visibility of HR7043 from your location

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

Today's HR7043 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.4°
Max altitude: 75.1°
Azimuth: 306.6°
HR7043 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7043

The image below is a photograph of HR7043 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 HR7043 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7043 star
DSS2 image of HR7043. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7043 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7043 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7043 is distant 439.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.

134.95 pc
439.95 ly
-61 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7043

HR7043 belongs to spectral class G8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7043 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7043. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7043