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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -5.8°   Azimuth: 102.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7282 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7282 visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7282 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 HR7282:


HR7282 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.8°
Azimuth: 102.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7282

HR7282 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 HR7282 are provided in the following table:

19h 13m 15s
-12° 16’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7282 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7282 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7282.

Visibility of HR7282 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 HR7282 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: 102.3°
Max altitude: 26.2°
Azimuth: 257.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7282

The image below is a photograph of HR7282 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 HR7282 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7282 star
DSS2 image of HR7282. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7282 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7282 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7282 is distant 564.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

173.31 pc
564.99 ly
-18 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7282

HR7282 belongs to spectral class K4


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7282 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7282. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7282