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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 19:08 | Tran: 2:26 | Set: 9:40
Altitude: -22.4°   Azimuth: 343.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7407 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7407 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR7407 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7407

Finder chart HR7407 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7407.

HR7407 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 HR7407 are provided in the following table:

19h 29m 22s
+14° 35’ 44”
Image of HR7407 star
DSS2 image of HR7407. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7407 during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7407


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7407 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7407. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7407 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7407 is distant 286.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

87.87 pc
286.47 ly
-40 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7407


Visibility of HR7407 from your location

Today's HR7407 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.4°
Max altitude: 53.1°
Azimuth: 284.6°