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HR7064

HR7064 is a giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7064 visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, HR7064 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR7064:

4.83
Giant
HR7064 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 46°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7064

HR7064 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 HR7064 are provided in the following table:

18h 46m 04s
+26° 39’ 43”
56.5°
12.9°
Lyra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7064 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7064 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7064.

Visibility of HR7064 from your location

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

Today's HR7064 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.3°
Max altitude: 65.2°
Azimuth: 296.7°
HR7064 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7064

The image below is a photograph of HR7064 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 HR7064 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7064 star
DSS2 image of HR7064. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7064 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7064 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7064 is distant 251.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

77.16 pc
251.54 ly
-17 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7064

HR7064 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.39
K3III
4309K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7064 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7064. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7064

SAO86418
SAO86418