HR7243 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Aquila.
HR7243 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7243 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 HR7243:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7243
HR7243 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 HR7243 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7243 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7243 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7243 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 HR7243
The image below is a photograph of HR7243 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 HR7243 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.071 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7243 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7243 is distant 689.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7243
HR7243 belongs to spectral class M7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7243 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7243 star system properties
HR7243 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7243 double sysyem: