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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR7246

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:18 | Tran: 23:57 | Set: 3:39
Alt: -61.00°   Az: 27.50°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7246 is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7246 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its faintness, HR7246 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR7246 star
DSS2 image of HR7246. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7246 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 09m 44s
-24° 36’ 59”
12h 57m 00s
08h 06m 44s

J2000

19h 08m 14s
-24° 39’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates

12.32°
-14.45°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7246 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7246.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.3
Giant

-0.27
B9III
9652K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7246 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7246. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7246 is distant 672.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

206.19
672.16
-13 km/s
0.018 arcsec/y
0.005"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO187718
SAO187718

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7246 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.6°
Max altitude: 13.9°
Azimuth: 245.4°