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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 22:22 | Tran: 2:19 | Set: 6:12
Altitude: -60.4°   Azimuth: 344.6°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7159 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7159 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, HR7159 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7159

Finder chart HR7159 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

18h 58m 24s
-22° 31’ 45”
Image of HR7159 star
DSS2 image of HR7159. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7159 during the next 10000 years (-3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7159


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7159. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

78.19 pc
254.89 ly
-7 km/s
-0.022 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7159


Visibility of HR7159 from your location

Today's HR7159 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.5°
Max altitude: 16.0°
Azimuth: 247.5°