HR7117 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR7117 visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7117 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 HR7117:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7117
HR7117 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7117 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7117 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7117 from your location
HR7117 is circumpolar and transits at 09:36 UTC (altitude: 67.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7117
The image below is a photograph of HR7117 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 HR7117 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7117 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7117 is distant 334.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7117
HR7117 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7117 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.