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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7044 is a giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7044 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7044 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 HR7044:

HR7044 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 29°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7044

HR7044 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 HR7044 are provided in the following table:

18h 43m 51s
+31° 55’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7044 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7044 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7044.

Visibility of HR7044 from your location

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

Today's HR7044 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.1°
Max altitude: 70.4°
Azimuth: 301.9°
HR7044 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7044

The image below is a photograph of HR7044 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 HR7044 is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.129 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7044 star
DSS2 image of HR7044. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7044 during the next 1000 years (-0.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.15 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7044 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7044 is distant 169.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

51.89 pc
169.17 ly
-2 km/s
-0.033 arcsec/year
-0.129 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7044

HR7044 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7044 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7044. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7044