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HR7223 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR7223 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7223 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 HR7223:

HR7223 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7223

HR7223 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7223 are provided in the following table:

19h 06m 55s
-48° 17’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7223 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7223 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7223.

Visibility of HR7223 from your location

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

HR7223 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7223

The image below is a photograph of HR7223 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 HR7223 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7223 star
DSS2 image of HR7223. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7223 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7223 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7223 is distant 349.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

107.18 pc
349.41 ly
-6 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7223

HR7223 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7223 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7223. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7223