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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 47.4°   Azimuth: 46.3°   Direction: North-East

HR7448 is a double giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7448 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7448 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 HR7448:


HR7448 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.4°
Azimuth: 46.3°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7448

HR7448 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7448 are provided in the following table:

19h 33m 10s
+60° 09’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7448.

Visibility of HR7448 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR7448 is circumpolar and transits at 14:36 UTC (altitude: 81.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7448

The image below is a photograph of HR7448 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 HR7448 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7448 star
DSS2 image of HR7448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7448 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7448 is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

369.00 pc
1,202.95 ly
-19 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7448

HR7448 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7448 star system properties

HR7448 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7448 double sysyem:

76.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7448