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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7140 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7140 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7140 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 HR7140:

HR7140 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 29°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7140

HR7140 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 HR7140 are provided in the following table:

18h 54m 52s
+33° 58’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7140 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7140 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7140.

Visibility of HR7140 from your location

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

Today's HR7140 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°
HR7140 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7140

The image below is a photograph of HR7140 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 HR7140 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7140 star
DSS2 image of HR7140. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7140 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7140 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7140 is distant 1,330.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

408.16 pc
1,330.61 ly
-16 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7140

HR7140 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7140 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7140. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7140 star system properties

HR7140 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7140 double sysyem:

45.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7140