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HR7249

HR7249 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7249 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7249 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 HR7249:

5.54
Main-sequence
HR7249 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7249

HR7249 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 HR7249 are provided in the following table:

19h 08m 16s
-19° 17’ 23”
17.35°
-12.26°
Sagittarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7249 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7249 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7249.

Visibility of HR7249 from your location

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

Today's HR7249 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.3°
Max altitude: 19.2°
Azimuth: 250.7°
HR7249 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7249

The image below is a photograph of HR7249 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 HR7249 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7249 star
DSS2 image of HR7249. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7249 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7249 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7249 is distant 1,530.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

469.48 pc
1,530.52 ly
-20 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7249

HR7249 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.82
B2V
11744K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7249 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7249. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7249

SAO162229
SAO162229