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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: 43.2°   Azimuth: 263.1°   Direction: West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR7112

Bright giant

HR7112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 43.2°
Azimuth: 263.1°
Direction: West

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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.2°
Max altitude: 67.3°
Azimuth: 298.8°

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.


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