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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: -8.5°   Azimuth: 15.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7253 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7253 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7253 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7253 is 0.076 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.085 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7253 star
DSS2 image of HR7253. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7253 during the next 10000 years (12.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 14.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7253


HR7253 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.5°
Azimuth: 15.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7253

HR7253 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 HR7253 are provided in the following table:

19h 06m 37s
+28° 37’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7253 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7253 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7253.

Visibility of HR7253 from your location

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

Today's HR7253 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.4°
Max altitude: 67.1°
Azimuth: 298.6°

Distance of HR7253 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7253 is distant 133.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

40.82 pc
133.06 ly
-24 km/s
0.076 arcsec/year
0.085 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7253

HR7253 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7253 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7253. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7253