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Altitude: -4.3°   Azimuth: 55.8°   Direction: North-East

HR7260 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagitta.

HR7260 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7260 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 HR7260:


HR7260 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.3°
Azimuth: 55.8°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7260

HR7260 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 HR7260 are provided in the following table:

19h 07m 57s
+16° 51’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7260 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7260 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7260.

Visibility of HR7260 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 HR7260 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: 73.1°
Max altitude: 55.4°
Azimuth: 286.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7260

The image below is a photograph of HR7260 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 HR7260 is 0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.306 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7260 star
DSS2 image of HR7260. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7260 during the next 1000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.10 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7260 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7260 is distant 68.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

20.96 pc
68.32 ly
14 km/s
0.06 arcsec/year
-0.306 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7260

HR7260 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7260 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7260. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7260 star system properties

HR7260 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 HR7260 double sysyem:

21.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7260