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HR7473

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:

5.97
Giant
HR7473 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

19h 40m 07s
-23° 25’ 42”
16.43°
-20.7°
Sagittarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7473 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7473 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7473.

Visibility of HR7473 from your location

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

Today's HR7473 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.4°
Max altitude: 15.1°
Azimuth: 246.6°
HR7473 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR7473 star
DSS2 image of HR7473. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7473 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.33 arcmin in declination);

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.

127.23 pc
414.76 ly
-28 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7473

HR7473 belongs to spectral class K1

0.45
K1
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7473 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7473. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7473

SAO188419
SAO188419