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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:48  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 16.2°   Azimuth: 191.1°   Direction: South

HR7276 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7276 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7276 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 HR7276:


HR7276 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.2°
Azimuth: 191.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7276

HR7276 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 HR7276 are provided in the following table:

19h 12m 28s
-21° 39’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7276.

Visibility of HR7276 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 HR7276 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: 111.7°
Max altitude: 16.9°
Azimuth: 248.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7276

The image below is a photograph of HR7276 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 HR7276 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7276 star
DSS2 image of HR7276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7276 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7276 is distant 457.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

140.25 pc
457.22 ly
-5 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7276

HR7276 belongs to spectral class G8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7276 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7276