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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:04  
clear_day Transit: 12:47  
SunsetSet: 18:30 south
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Altitude: -0.5°   Azimuth: 66.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR7109 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Hercules.

HR7109 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7109 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 HR7109:


HR7109 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.5°
Azimuth: 66.5°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7109

HR7109 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 HR7109 are provided in the following table:

18h 52m 01s
+13° 57’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7109 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7109 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7109.

Visibility of HR7109 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 HR7109 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: 76.0°
Max altitude: 52.5°
Azimuth: 284.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7109

The image below is a photograph of HR7109 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 HR7109 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7109 star
DSS2 image of HR7109. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7109 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7109 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7109 is distant 799.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

245.10 pc
799.02 ly
-29 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7109

HR7109 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7109 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7109. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7109