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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: 10.7°   Azimuth: 311.7°   Direction: North-West

HR7359 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lyra.

HR7359 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7359 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7359 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7359 star
DSS2 image of HR7359. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7359 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7359


HR7359 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.7°
Azimuth: 311.7°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7359

HR7359 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 HR7359 are provided in the following table:

19h 22m 33s
+33° 31’ 05”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7359 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7359 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7359.

Visibility of HR7359 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 HR7359 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: 56.5°
Max altitude: 72.0°
Azimuth: 303.5°

Distance of HR7359 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7359 is distant 338.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

103.84 pc
338.53 ly
-16 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7359

HR7359 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7359 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7359. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7359