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HR7396

HR7396 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7396 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7396 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 HR7396:

6.32
Giant
HR7396 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7396

HR7396 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 HR7396 are provided in the following table:

19h 27m 33s
+14° 16’ 57”
49.73°
-1.31°
Aquila

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7396 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7396 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7396.

Visibility of HR7396 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR7396 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.7°
Max altitude: 52.8°
Azimuth: 284.3°
HR7396 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7396

The image below is a photograph of HR7396 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 HR7396 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7396 star
DSS2 image of HR7396. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7396 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7396 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7396 is distant 833.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

255.75 pc
833.76 ly
4 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7396

HR7396 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.72
B4III
10941K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7396 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7396. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7396

SAO104862
SAO104862