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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 69.4°   Azimuth: 83.4°   Direction: East

HR7442 is a variable giant star of spectral class M4 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7442 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its faintness, HR7442 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.

HR7442 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR7442 star
DSS2 image of HR7442. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7442 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

19h 34m 22s
+49° 19’ 01”

J2000 Coordinates

19h 33m 41s
+49° 15’ 45”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7442 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7442.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7442 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7442. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7442 is distant 1,461.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

448.43 pc
1,461.88 ly
-10 km/s
0.005 arcsec/y
-0.003 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR7442 is circumpolar and transits at 00:12 UTC (altitude: 87.8°)