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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7098 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7098 visual magnitude is 6.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7098 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 HR7098:

HR7098 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 15°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7098

HR7098 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 HR7098 are provided in the following table:

18h 49m 44s
+31° 37’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7098 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7098 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7098.

Visibility of HR7098 from your location

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

Today's HR7098 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.4°
Max altitude: 70.1°
Azimuth: 301.6°
HR7098 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7098

The image below is a photograph of HR7098 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 HR7098 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7098 star
DSS2 image of HR7098. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7098 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7098 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7098 is distant 961.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

294.99 pc
961.65 ly
-3 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7098

HR7098 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7098 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7098. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7098