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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR7487

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 9.6°   Azimuth: 343.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7487 is a bright giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7487 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR7487 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7487

Finder chart HR7487 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7487.

HR7487 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7487 are provided in the following table:

19h 39m 34s
+45° 57’ 29”
79°
11.47°
Cygnus
Image of HR7487 star
DSS2 image of HR7487. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7487 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7487

6.2
Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

0.74
G8II
4996K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7487 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7487. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7487 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7487 is distant 402.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

123.46 pc
402.47 ly
-10 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.046 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7487

SAO48697
SAO48697

Visibility of HR7487 from your location

HR7487 is circumpolar and transits at 02:00 UTC (altitude: 84.5°)