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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 31.8°   Azimuth: 321.5°   Direction: North-West

HR7428 is a variable bright giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7428 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its faintness, HR7428 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 HR7428

Finder chart HR7428 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7428.

HR7428 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7428 are provided in the following table:

19h 31m 13s
+55° 43’ 54”
Image of HR7428 star
DSS2 image of HR7428. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7428 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7428

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7428 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7428. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7428 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7428 is distant 1,051.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

322.58 pc
1,051.61 ly
-6 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7428


Visibility of HR7428 from your location

HR7428 is circumpolar and transits at 01:28 UTC (altitude: 85.7°)