HR7398 is a double giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7398 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7398 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 HR7398:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7398
HR7398 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7398 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7398 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7398 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7398
The image below is a photograph of HR7398 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 HR7398 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7398 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7398 is distant 253.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7398
HR7398 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7398 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7398 star system properties
HR7398 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7398 double sysyem: