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HR7461 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR7461 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7461 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 HR7461:

HR7461 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7461

HR7461 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7461 are provided in the following table:

19h 39m 42s
-45° 16’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7461 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7461 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7461.

Visibility of HR7461 from your location

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

HR7461 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7461

The image below is a photograph of HR7461 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 HR7461 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7461 star
DSS2 image of HR7461. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7461 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7461 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7461 is distant 324.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

99.50 pc
324.38 ly
8 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7461

HR7461 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7461 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7461. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7461