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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7302 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7302 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7302 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 HR7302:

HR7302 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7302

HR7302 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 HR7302 are provided in the following table:

19h 15m 24s
+30° 31’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7302 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7302 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7302.

Visibility of HR7302 from your location

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

Today's HR7302 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.5°
Max altitude: 69.0°
Azimuth: 300.5°
HR7302 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7302

The image below is a photograph of HR7302 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 HR7302 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7302 star
DSS2 image of HR7302. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7302 during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7302 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7302 is distant 1,375.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 63 kilometers per second.

421.94 pc
1,375.53 ly
-63 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7302

HR7302 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7302 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7302. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7302