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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: 0.9°   Azimuth: 67.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR7449 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7449 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7449 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 HR7449:


HR7449 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 67.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7449

HR7449 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 HR7449 are provided in the following table:

19h 36m 15s
+14° 23’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7449 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7449 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7449.

Visibility of HR7449 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 HR7449 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: 75.6°
Max altitude: 52.9°
Azimuth: 284.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7449

The image below is a photograph of HR7449 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 HR7449 is 0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7449 star
DSS2 image of HR7449. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7449 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7449 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7449 is distant 353.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.

108.46 pc
353.58 ly
-42 km/s
0.034 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7449

HR7449 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7449 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7449. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7449