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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 5.9°   Azimuth: 20.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7118 is a giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7118 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7118 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 HR7118 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7118 star
DSS2 image of HR7118. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7118 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7118


HR7118 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 5.9°
Azimuth: 20.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7118

HR7118 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 HR7118 are provided in the following table:

18h 52m 07s
+41° 22’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7118 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7118 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7118.

Visibility of HR7118 from your location

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

HR7118 is circumpolar and transits at 08:21 UTC (altitude: 79.9°)

Distance of HR7118 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7118 is distant 1,220.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

374.53 pc
1,220.97 ly
-23 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7118

HR7118 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR7118 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7118 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7118. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7118