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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
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HR7285

Altitude: 44.1°   Azimuth: 235.3°   Direction: South-West

HR7285 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Sagitta.

HR7285 visual magnitude is 6.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7285 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 HR7285:

6.73
Sub-giant

HR7285 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 44.1°
Azimuth: 235.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7285

HR7285 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 HR7285 are provided in the following table:

19h 12m 34s
+16° 50’ 47”
50.3°
3.08°
Sagitta

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7285 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7285 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7285.

Visibility of HR7285 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 HR7285 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: 73.2°
Max altitude: 55.4°
Azimuth: 286.8°
HR7285 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7285

The image below is a photograph of HR7285 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 HR7285 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7285 star
DSS2 image of HR7285. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7285 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7285 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7285 is distant 846.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

259.74 pc
846.75 ly
-18 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7285

HR7285 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.34
B9IV
10252K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7285 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7285. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7285 star system properties

HR7285 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7285 double sysyem:

6.73
8.13
1.4
113.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7285

SAO104602
SAO104602