HR7473 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7473 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7473 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 HR7473:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7473
HR7473 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 HR7473 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7473 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7473 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7473
The image below is a photograph of HR7473 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 HR7473 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7473 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7473 is distant 414.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7473
HR7473 belongs to spectral class K1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7473 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.