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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 0.6°   Azimuth: 28.3°   Direction: North-North-East

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR7204


HR7204 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 28.3°
Direction: North-North-East

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.2°
Max altitude: 72.3°
Azimuth: 303.8°

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 Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Alternative designations of HR7204