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HR7047

HR7047 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR7047 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7047 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 HR7047:

6.31
Main-sequence
HR7047 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 56°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7047

HR7047 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 HR7047 are provided in the following table:

18h 44m 40s
+23° 35’ 22”
53.51°
11.92°
Hercules

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7047 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7047 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7047.

Visibility of HR7047 from your location

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

Today's HR7047 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.4°
Max altitude: 62.1°
Azimuth: 293.6°
HR7047 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7047

The image below is a photograph of HR7047 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 HR7047 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.087 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7047 star
DSS2 image of HR7047. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7047 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7047 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7047 is distant 144.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

44.40 pc
144.76 ly
-12 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.087 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7047

HR7047 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.07
F6V
6880K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7047 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7047. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7047

SAO86393
SAO86393