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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 14.1°   Azimuth: 345.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7196 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7196 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7196 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7196 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7196 star
DSS2 image of HR7196. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7196 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7196


HR7196 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.1°
Azimuth: 345.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7196

HR7196 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 HR7196 are provided in the following table:

18h 58m 59s
+50° 48’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7196 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7196 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7196.

Visibility of HR7196 from your location

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

HR7196 is circumpolar and transits at 04:44 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)

Distance of HR7196 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7196 is distant 432.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

132.63 pc
432.36 ly
-21 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7196

HR7196 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7196. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7196