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HR7153 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7153 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7153 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 HR7153:

HR7153 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 63°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7153

HR7153 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 HR7153 are provided in the following table:

18h 53m 46s
+57° 29’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7153 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7153.

Visibility of HR7153 from your location

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

HR7153 is circumpolar and transits at 02:32 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7153

The image below is a photograph of HR7153 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 HR7153 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7153 star
DSS2 image of HR7153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7153 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7153 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
-5 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7153

HR7153 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7153 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7153