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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7247 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7247 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7247 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 HR7247:

HR7247 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 48°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7247

HR7247 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 HR7247 are provided in the following table:

18h 57m 57s
+77° 03’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7247 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7247 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7247.

Visibility of HR7247 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR7247 is circumpolar and transits at 09:52 UTC (altitude: 64.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7247

The image below is a photograph of HR7247 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 HR7247 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.064 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7247 star
DSS2 image of HR7247. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7247 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7247 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7247 is distant 198.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

60.75 pc
198.06 ly
-27 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.064 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7247

HR7247 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7247 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7247. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7247