HR7230 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7230 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7230 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 HR7230:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7230
HR7230 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 HR7230 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7230 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7230 from your location
Today's HR7230 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7230
The image below is a photograph of HR7230 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 HR7230 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7230 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7230 is distant 869.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7230
HR7230 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7230 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7230 star system properties
HR7230 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 HR7230 double sysyem: