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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7280 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7280 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7280 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 HR7280:

HR7280 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 12°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7280

HR7280 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 HR7280 are provided in the following table:

19h 11m 30s
+26° 44’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7280 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7280 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7280.

Visibility of HR7280 from your location

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

Today's HR7280 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.3°
Max altitude: 65.3°
Azimuth: 296.7°
HR7280 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7280

The image below is a photograph of HR7280 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 HR7280 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7280 star
DSS2 image of HR7280. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7280 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7280 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7280 is distant 140.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

43.10 pc
140.52 ly
-27 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7280

HR7280 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7280 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7280. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7280