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north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -10.7°   Azimuth: 247.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7327 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7327 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7327 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 HR7327:


HR7327 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -10.7°
Azimuth: 247.3°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7327

HR7327 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 HR7327 are provided in the following table:

19h 20m 38s
-22° 24’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7327 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7327 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7327.

Visibility of HR7327 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 HR7327 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: 112.4°
Max altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 247.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7327

The image below is a photograph of HR7327 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 HR7327 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7327 star
DSS2 image of HR7327. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7327 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7327 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7327 is distant 186.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

57.08 pc
186.07 ly
-6 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7327

HR7327 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7327 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7327. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7327