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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR7203

Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:56 | Tran: 0:11 | Set: 4:30
Alt: 10.82°   Az: 218.93°   Direction: South-West

HR7203 is a multiple giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7203 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR7203 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR7203 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR7203 star
DSS2 image of HR7203. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7203 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 04m 30s
-19° 12’ 27”
02h 43m 14s
21h 47m 45s

J2000

19h 03m 03s
-19° 14’ 43”

Galactic Coordinates

16.87°
-11.12°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7203 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7203.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.05
Giant

-2.24
G6III
4139K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7203 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7203. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR7203 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7203 double sysyem:

6.05
9.55
3.5
7.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7203 is distant 1,481.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

454.55 pc
1,481.82 ly
-20 km/s
0.007 arcsec/y
0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO162130
SAO162130

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7203 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.2°
Max altitude: 19.3°
Azimuth: 250.8°