HR7159 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7159 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7159 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 HR7159:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7159
HR7159 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 HR7159 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7159 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7159 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7159
The image below is a photograph of HR7159 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 HR7159 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7159 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7159 is distant 254.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7159
HR7159 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7159 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.