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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR7252

HR7252 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7252 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7252 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 HR7252:

6.43
Giant
HR7252 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7252

HR7252 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 HR7252 are provided in the following table:

19h 05m 09s
+49° 55’ 23”
80.32°
18.34°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7252 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7252 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7252.

Visibility of HR7252 from your location

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

HR7252 is circumpolar and transits at 09:56 UTC (altitude: 88.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7252

The image below is a photograph of HR7252 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 HR7252 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7252 star
DSS2 image of HR7252. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7252 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7252 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7252 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
8 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7252

HR7252 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.17
K3III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7252 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7252. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7252 star system properties

HR7252 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 HR7252 double sysyem:

6.43
11.73
5.3
80 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7252

SAO48071
SAO48071