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HR7456 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7456 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7456 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 HR7456:

HR7456 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7456

HR7456 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 HR7456 are provided in the following table:

19h 36m 52s
+11° 16’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7456 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7456 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7456.

Visibility of HR7456 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 HR7456 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: 78.7°
Max altitude: 49.8°
Azimuth: 281.3°
HR7456 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7456

The image below is a photograph of HR7456 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 HR7456 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7456 star
DSS2 image of HR7456. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7456 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7456 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7456 is distant 1,139.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

349.65 pc
1,139.86 ly
-1 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7456

HR7456 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7456 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7456. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7456 star system properties

HR7456 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7456 double sysyem:

80 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7456