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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -7.5°   Azimuth: 293.6°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7208 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7208 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7208 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 HR7208 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7208 star
DSS2 image of HR7208. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7208 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7208


HR7208 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.5°
Azimuth: 293.6°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7208

HR7208 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 HR7208 are provided in the following table:

19h 02m 21s
+08° 22’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7208 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7208 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7208.

Visibility of HR7208 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 HR7208 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: 81.6°
Max altitude: 46.9°
Azimuth: 278.4°

Distance of HR7208 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7208 is distant 848.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

260.42 pc
848.96 ly
-9 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7208

HR7208 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7208 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7208. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7208