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HR7265

HR7265 is a double giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7265 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7265 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 HR7265:

6.13
Giant
HR7265 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7265

HR7265 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 HR7265 are provided in the following table:

19h 09m 48s
-19° 48’ 12”
17.03°
-12.8°
Sagittarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7265 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7265 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7265.

Visibility of HR7265 from your location

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

Today's HR7265 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.8°
Max altitude: 18.7°
Azimuth: 250.2°
HR7265 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7265

The image below is a photograph of HR7265 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 HR7265 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7265 star
DSS2 image of HR7265. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7265 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7265 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7265 is distant 391.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

120.19 pc
391.83 ly
30 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
-0.079 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7265

HR7265 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.73
K1III
4389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7265 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7265. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7265 star system properties

HR7265 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7265 double sysyem:

6.13
6.33
0.2
0.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7265

SAO162260
SAO162260