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TimezoneEurope/London
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Sunset: 20:56
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HR7311

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 32.69°   Az: 48.87°   Direction: North-East

HR7311 is a multiple giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7311 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its faintness, HR7311 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR7311 star
DSS2 image of HR7311. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7311 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 15m 57s
+50° 06’ 54”
17h 25m 16s
12h 41m 13s

J2000

19h 15m 19s
+50° 04’ 14”

Galactic Coordinates

81.09°
16.87°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7311 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7311.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.27
Giant

1.16
G8III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7311 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7311. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR7311 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7311 double sysyem:

6.27
10.77
4.5
2.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7311 is distant 342.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

105.04
342.44
6 km/s
0.005 arcsec/y
-0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO48247
SAO48247

Visibility from Your Location

HR7311 is circumpolar and transits at 22:59 UTC (altitude: 88.6°)