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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: 23.5°   Azimuth: 285.8°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7308 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7308 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7308 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 HR7308 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7308 star
DSS2 image of HR7308. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7308 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7308


HR7308 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 285.8°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7308

HR7308 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 HR7308 are provided in the following table:

19h 15m 59s
+27° 55’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7308 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7308 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7308.

Visibility of HR7308 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 HR7308 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: 62.1°
Max altitude: 66.4°
Azimuth: 297.9°

Distance of HR7308 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7308 is distant 1,680.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

515.46 pc
1,680.41 ly
-16 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7308

HR7308 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7308 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7308. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7308