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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:44 | Tran: 2:14 | Set: 8:39
Altitude: -28.7°   Azimuth: 30.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7048 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR7048 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, HR7048 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7048

Finder chart HR7048 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7048.

HR7048 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 HR7048 are provided in the following table:

18h 45m 28s
+05° 29’ 58”
Image of HR7048 star
DSS2 image of HR7048. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7048 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7048


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7048 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7048. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7048 star system properties

HR7048 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7048 double sysyem:

1.3 arcsec

Distance of HR7048 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7048 is distant 708.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

217.39 pc
708.70 ly
-11 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7048


Visibility of HR7048 from your location

Today's HR7048 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 84.5°
Max altitude: 44.0°
Azimuth: 275.5°