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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7174 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7174 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7174 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 HR7174:

HR7174 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 27°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7174

HR7174 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 HR7174 are provided in the following table:

18h 58m 01s
+38° 15’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7174 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7174 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7174.

Visibility of HR7174 from your location

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

Today's HR7174 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.7°
Max altitude: 76.8°
Azimuth: 308.3°
HR7174 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7174

The image below is a photograph of HR7174 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 HR7174 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7174 star
DSS2 image of HR7174. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7174 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7174 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7174 is distant 515.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

158.23 pc
515.82 ly
-28 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7174

HR7174 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7174 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7174. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7174