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HR7086 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR7086 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7086 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 HR7086:

HR7086 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 58°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7086

HR7086 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 HR7086 are provided in the following table:

18h 48m 53s
+19° 19’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7086 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7086 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7086.

Visibility of HR7086 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 HR7086 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: 70.7°
Max altitude: 57.8°
Azimuth: 289.3°
HR7086 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7086

The image below is a photograph of HR7086 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 HR7086 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7086 star
DSS2 image of HR7086. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7086 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7086 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7086 is distant 280.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

85.98 pc
280.31 ly
6 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7086

HR7086 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7086 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7086. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7086