HR7066 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Scutum.
HR7066 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7066 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 HR7066:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7066
HR7066 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 HR7066 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7066 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7066 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7066
The image below is a photograph of HR7066 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 HR7066 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7066 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7066 is distant 1,405.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7066
HR7066 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7066 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.