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HR7055

HR7055 is a variable and double supergiant star in the constellation of Scutum.

HR7055 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7055 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 HR7055:

5.71
Supergiant
HR7055 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7055

HR7055 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 HR7055 are provided in the following table:

18h 46m 43s
-10° 07’ 29”
23.38°
-3.56°
Scutum

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7055 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7055 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7055.

Visibility of HR7055 from your location

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

Today's HR7055 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.1°
Max altitude: 28.4°
Azimuth: 259.9°
HR7055 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7055

The image below is a photograph of HR7055 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 HR7055 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7055 star
DSS2 image of HR7055. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7055 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7055 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7055 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
10 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7055

HR7055 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-24.29
F2I
6007K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7055 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7055. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7055 star system properties

HR7055 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7055 double sysyem:

5.71
13.91
8.2
3.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7055

SAO161817
SAO161817