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HR7299

HR7299 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagitta.

HR7299 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7299 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 HR7299:

6
Giant
HR7299 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 10°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7299

HR7299 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 HR7299 are provided in the following table:

19h 15m 02s
+20° 12’ 11”
53.56°
4.11°
Sagitta

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7299 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7299 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7299.

Visibility of HR7299 from your location

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

Today's HR7299 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.8°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.2°
HR7299 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7299

The image below is a photograph of HR7299 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 HR7299 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7299 star
DSS2 image of HR7299. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7299 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7299 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7299 is distant 724.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

222.22 pc
724.44 ly
7 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7299

HR7299 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.73
G8III
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7299 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7299. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7299

SAO86981
SAO86981