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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:57  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:14


HR7164 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7164 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7164 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 HR7164:

Bright giant
HR7164 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 17°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7164

HR7164 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 HR7164 are provided in the following table:

18h 59m 26s
-18° 34’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7164 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7164 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7164.

Visibility of HR7164 from your location

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

Today's HR7164 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.6°
Max altitude: 20.0°
Azimuth: 251.4°
HR7164 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7164

The image below is a photograph of HR7164 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 HR7164 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7164 star
DSS2 image of HR7164. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7164 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7164 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7164 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
-14 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.043 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7164

HR7164 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7164 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7164. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7164