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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: 40.1°   Azimuth: 289.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7258 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7258 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7258 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7258 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7258 star
DSS2 image of HR7258. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7258 during the next 100000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7258


HR7258 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 40.1°
Azimuth: 289.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7258

HR7258 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 HR7258 are provided in the following table:

19h 06m 16s
+41° 24’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7258 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7258 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7258.

Visibility of HR7258 from your location

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

HR7258 is circumpolar and transits at 08:51 UTC (altitude: 79.9°)

Distance of HR7258 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7258 is distant 2,037.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

625.00 pc
2,037.50 ly
-21 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7258

HR7258 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7258 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7258. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7258