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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 0.0°   Azimuth: 115.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7186 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7186 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7186 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 HR7186:


HR7186 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.0°
Azimuth: 115.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7186

HR7186 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 HR7186 are provided in the following table:

19h 01m 33s
-15° 16’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7186 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7186 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7186.

Visibility of HR7186 from your location

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

Today's HR7186 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.3°
Max altitude: 23.2°
Azimuth: 254.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7186

The image below is a photograph of HR7186 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 HR7186 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7186 star
DSS2 image of HR7186. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7186 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7186 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7186 is distant 559.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

171.53 pc
559.18 ly
20 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7186

HR7186 belongs to spectral class G6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7186 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7186. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7186