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HR7112

HR7112 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7112 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7112 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 HR7112:

6.18
Bright giant
HR7112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 49°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7112

HR7112 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 HR7112 are provided in the following table:

18h 51m 35s
+28° 47’ 00”
59°
12.65°
Lyra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7112 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7112 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7112.

Visibility of HR7112 from your location

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

Today's HR7112 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.2°
Max altitude: 67.3°
Azimuth: 298.8°
HR7112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7112

The image below is a photograph of HR7112 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 HR7112 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7112 star
DSS2 image of HR7112. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7112 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7112 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7112 is distant 1,598.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

490.20 pc
1,598.04 ly
-22 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7112

HR7112 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-2.27
K1II
4348K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7112 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7112. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7112

SAO86512
SAO86512