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HR7220

HR7220 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7220 visual magnitude is 6.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7220 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 HR7220:

6.9
Bright giant
HR7220 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7220

HR7220 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 HR7220 are provided in the following table:

19h 04m 24s
-05° 41’ 05”
29.33°
-5.47°
Aquila

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7220 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7220 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7220.

Visibility of HR7220 from your location

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

Today's HR7220 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°
HR7220 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7220

The image below is a photograph of HR7220 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 HR7220 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7220 star
DSS2 image of HR7220. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7220 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7220 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7220 is distant 1,207.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

370.37 pc
1,207.41 ly
37 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7220

HR7220 belongs to spectral class C5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

-0.94
C5II
1856K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7220 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7220. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7220

SAO142985
SAO142985