HR7256 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7256 visual magnitude is 6.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7256 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 HR7256:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7256
HR7256 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7256 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7256 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7256 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7256
The image below is a photograph of HR7256 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 HR7256 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7256 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7256 is distant 915.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7256
HR7256 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7256 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.