HR7422 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7422 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7422 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 HR7422:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7422
HR7422 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 HR7422 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7422 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7422 from your location
HR7422 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7422
The image below is a photograph of HR7422 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 HR7422 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7422 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7422 is distant 435.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7422
HR7422 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7422 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.