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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7073 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7073 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7073 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 HR7073:

HR7073 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7073

HR7073 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 HR7073 are provided in the following table:

18h 46m 13s
+41° 26’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7073 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7073 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7073.

Visibility of HR7073 from your location

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

HR7073 is circumpolar and transits at 10:04 UTC (altitude: 80.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7073

The image below is a photograph of HR7073 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 HR7073 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7073 star
DSS2 image of HR7073. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7073 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7073 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7073 is distant 1,220.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

374.53 pc
1,220.97 ly
-19 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7073

HR7073 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7073 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7073. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7073