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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 68.2°   Azimuth: 150.1°   Direction: South-South-East

HR7081 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7081 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7081 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7081 is 0.009 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 HR7081 star
DSS2 image of HR7081. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7081 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7081


HR7081 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 68.2°
Azimuth: 150.1°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7081

HR7081 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 HR7081 are provided in the following table:

18h 47m 57s
+31° 45’ 24”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7081 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7081 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7081.

Visibility of HR7081 from your location

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

Today's HR7081 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.2°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.8°

Distance of HR7081 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7081 is distant 1,061.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

325.73 pc
1,061.89 ly
-15 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7081

HR7081 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7081 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7081. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7081