HR7224 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR7224 visual magnitude is 6.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7224 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 HR7224:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7224
HR7224 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7224 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7224 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7224 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR7224 is circumpolar and transits at 02:29 UTC (altitude: 71.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7224
The image below is a photograph of HR7224 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 HR7224 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7224 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7224 is distant 628.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7224
HR7224 belongs to spectral class A0 HR7224 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7224 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.