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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:55 south
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Altitude: -20.4°   Azimuth: 56.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR7412 is a variable and multiple supergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7412 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7412 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 HR7412:


HR7412 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -20.4°
Azimuth: 56.4°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7412

HR7412 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 HR7412 are provided in the following table:

19h 30m 10s
+02° 54’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7412 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7412 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7412.

Visibility of HR7412 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 HR7412 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: 87.1°
Max altitude: 41.4°
Azimuth: 272.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7412

The image below is a photograph of HR7412 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 HR7412 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7412 star
DSS2 image of HR7412. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7412 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7412 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7412 is distant 1,663.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

510.20 pc
1,663.27 ly
-13 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7412

HR7412 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7412 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7412. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7412 star system properties

HR7412 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 HR7412 double sysyem:

34.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7412