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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 12.5°   Azimuth: 119.5°   Direction: East-South-East

HR7432 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7432 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7432 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 HR7432:


HR7432 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.5°
Azimuth: 119.5°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7432

HR7432 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 HR7432 are provided in the following table:

19h 35m 29s
-07° 27’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7432 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7432 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7432.

Visibility of HR7432 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 HR7432 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: 97.5°
Max altitude: 31.1°
Azimuth: 262.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7432

The image below is a photograph of HR7432 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 HR7432 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7432 star
DSS2 image of HR7432. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7432 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7432 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7432 is distant 355.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

108.93 pc
355.12 ly
-10 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7432

HR7432 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7432 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7432. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7432