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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:58  
SunsetSet: 21:12 south
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Altitude: 37.2°   Azimuth: 152.8°   Direction: South-South-East

HR7214 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7214 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7214 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 HR7214:


HR7214 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 37.2°
Azimuth: 152.8°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7214

HR7214 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 HR7214 are provided in the following table:

19h 03m 32s
+01° 49’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7214 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7214 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7214.

Visibility of HR7214 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 HR7214 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: 88.2°
Max altitude: 40.3°
Azimuth: 271.8°
HR7214 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7214

The image below is a photograph of HR7214 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 HR7214 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7214 star
DSS2 image of HR7214. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7214 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7214 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7214 is distant 179.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

55.19 pc
179.91 ly
-22 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7214

HR7214 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7214 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7214. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7214