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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -41.6°   Azimuth: 273.3°   Direction: West

HR7270 is a star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7270 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7270 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 HR7270:


HR7270 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -41.6°
Azimuth: 273.3°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7270

HR7270 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7270 are provided in the following table:

19h 11m 18s
-29° 30’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7270 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7270 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7270.

Visibility of HR7270 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 HR7270 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: 119.5°
Max altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 240.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7270

The image below is a photograph of HR7270 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 HR7270 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7270 star
DSS2 image of HR7270. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7270 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7270 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7270 is distant 501.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

153.85 pc
501.54 ly
-14 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7270

HR7270 belongs to spectral class B9


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7270 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7270. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7270