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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR7492

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 14.4°   Azimuth: 36.0°   Direction: North-East

HR7492 is a giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7492 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR7492 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 HR7492

Finder chart HR7492 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7492.

HR7492 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 HR7492 are provided in the following table:

19h 40m 41s
+43° 04’ 40”
76.5°
9.95°
Cygnus
Image of HR7492 star
DSS2 image of HR7492. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7492 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7492

6.16
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-2.00
M2III
3705K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7492 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7492. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7492 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7492 is distant 1,399.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

429.18 pc
1,399.14 ly
-5 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7492

SAO48714
SAO48714

Visibility of HR7492 from your location

HR7492 is circumpolar and transits at 02:05 UTC (altitude: 81.6°)