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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7294 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7294 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7294 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 HR7294:

HR7294 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 24°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7294

HR7294 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 HR7294 are provided in the following table:

19h 12m 05s
+49° 51’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7294 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7294 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7294.

Visibility of HR7294 from your location

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

HR7294 is circumpolar and transits at 10:38 UTC (altitude: 88.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7294

The image below is a photograph of HR7294 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 HR7294 is -0.21 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.635 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7294 star
DSS2 image of HR7294. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7294 during the next 1000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.58 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7294 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7294 is distant 74.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

22.99 pc
74.94 ly
-38 km/s
-0.21 arcsec/year
0.635 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7294

HR7294 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7294 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7294. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7294 star system properties

HR7294 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7294 double sysyem:

8.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7294

Wo 9648 A