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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:52  ☀️ Transit: 12:04  🌅 Sunset: 18:18


HR7204 is a giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7204 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7204 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 HR7204:

HR7204 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7204

HR7204 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 HR7204 are provided in the following table:

19h 00m 55s
+33° 48’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7204 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7204 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7204.

Visibility of HR7204 from your location

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

Today's HR7204 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.2°
Max altitude: 72.3°
Azimuth: 303.8°
HR7204 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7204

The image below is a photograph of HR7204 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 HR7204 is 0.007 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 HR7204 star
DSS2 image of HR7204. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7204 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7204 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7204 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

121.36 pc
395.63 ly
-28 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7204

HR7204 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7204 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7204. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7204