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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -8.5°   Azimuth: 105.7°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7126 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7126 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7126 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 HR7126:


HR7126 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.5°
Azimuth: 105.7°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7126

HR7126 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 HR7126 are provided in the following table:

18h 55m 31s
-16° 22’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7126 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7126 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7126.

Visibility of HR7126 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 HR7126 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: 106.4°
Max altitude: 22.1°
Azimuth: 253.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7126

The image below is a photograph of HR7126 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 HR7126 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.185 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7126 star
DSS2 image of HR7126. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7126 during the next 1000 years (-0.42 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7126 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7126 is distant 104.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

32.01 pc
104.35 ly
-42 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
-0.185 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7126

HR7126 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7126 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7126. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7126