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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 6.5°   Azimuth: 73.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR7300 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7300 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7300 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7300 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7300 star
DSS2 image of HR7300. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7300 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7300

Bright giant

HR7300 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 6.5°
Azimuth: 73.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7300

HR7300 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 HR7300 are provided in the following table:

19h 15m 20s
+15° 05’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7300 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7300 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7300.

Visibility of HR7300 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 HR7300 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: 74.9°
Max altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 285.1°

Distance of HR7300 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7300 is distant 612.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

187.97 pc
612.78 ly
-25 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7300

HR7300 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7300 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7300. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7300 star system properties

HR7300 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7300 double sysyem:

89.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7300