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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 64.8°   Azimuth: 133.2°   Direction: South-East

HR7237 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7237 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7237 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7237 is 0.076 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 HR7237 star
DSS2 image of HR7237. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7237 during the next 10000 years (12.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7237


HR7237 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.8°
Azimuth: 133.2°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7237

HR7237 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7237 are provided in the following table:

19h 04m 57s
+31° 44’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7237 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7237 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7237.

Visibility of HR7237 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 HR7237 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: 58.3°
Max altitude: 70.3°
Azimuth: 301.7°

Distance of HR7237 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7237 is distant 605.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

185.87 pc
605.95 ly
6 km/s
0.076 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7237

HR7237 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7237 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7237. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7237