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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:54  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:43 south
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Altitude: -17.6°   Azimuth: 4.9°   Direction: North

HR7200 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Sagitta.

HR7200 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7200 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 HR7200:


HR7200 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.6°
Azimuth: 4.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7200

HR7200 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 HR7200 are provided in the following table:

19h 01m 22s
+20° 50’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7200 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7200 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7200.

Visibility of HR7200 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 HR7200 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: 69.2°
Max altitude: 59.4°
Azimuth: 290.8°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7200

The image below is a photograph of HR7200 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 HR7200 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7200 star
DSS2 image of HR7200. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7200 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7200 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7200 is distant 1,516.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

465.12 pc
1,516.28 ly
-10 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7200

HR7200 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7200 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7200. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7200