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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7162 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7162 visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7162 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 HR7162:

HR7162 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 32°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7162

HR7162 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 HR7162 are provided in the following table:

18h 57m 01s
+32° 54’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7162 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7162 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7162.

Visibility of HR7162 from your location

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

Today's HR7162 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.1°
Max altitude: 71.4°
Azimuth: 302.9°
HR7162 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7162

The image below is a photograph of HR7162 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 HR7162 is 0.172 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.157 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7162 star
DSS2 image of HR7162. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7162 during the next 1000 years (2.87 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.62 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7162 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7162 is distant 48.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

14.98 pc
48.83 ly
-47 km/s
0.172 arcsec/year
-0.157 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7162

HR7162 belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7162 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7162. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7162 star system properties

HR7162 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7162 double sysyem:

0.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7162

Gl 738 A