HR7490 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.
HR7490 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7490 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 HR7490:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7490
HR7490 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 HR7490 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7490 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7490 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7490 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7490
The image below is a photograph of HR7490 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 HR7490 is 0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7490 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7490 is distant 1,442.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7490
HR7490 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7490 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.