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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:52 south
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Altitude: 13.6°   Azimuth: 136.0°   Direction: South-East

HR7379 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7379 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7379 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 HR7379:


HR7379 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 136.0°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7379

HR7379 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 HR7379 are provided in the following table:

19h 26m 24s
-14° 33’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7379 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7379 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7379.

Visibility of HR7379 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 HR7379 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: 104.6°
Max altitude: 24.0°
Azimuth: 255.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7379

The image below is a photograph of HR7379 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 HR7379 is 0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7379 star
DSS2 image of HR7379. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7379 during the next 10000 years (6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7379 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7379 is distant 416.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

127.88 pc
416.88 ly
-23 km/s
0.039 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7379

HR7379 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7379 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7379. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7379