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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:52  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:31
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Altitude: 24.6°   Azimuth: 293.8°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7212 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7212 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7212 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 HR7212 is -0.003 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 HR7212 star
DSS2 image of HR7212. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7212 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7212


HR7212 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.6°
Azimuth: 293.8°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7212

HR7212 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 HR7212 are provided in the following table:

19h 01m 48s
+33° 37’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7212 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7212 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7212.

Visibility of HR7212 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 HR7212 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: 56.4°
Max altitude: 72.1°
Azimuth: 303.6°

Distance of HR7212 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7212 is distant 1,108.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

340.14 pc
1,108.84 ly
-23 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7212

HR7212 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7212 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7212. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7212 star system properties

HR7212 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7212 double sysyem:

25.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7212