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HR7495

HR7495 is a variable and double bright giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7495 visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7495 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 HR7495:

5.06
Bright giant
HR7495 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 9°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7495

HR7495 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 HR7495 are provided in the following table:

19h 40m 50s
+45° 31’ 29”
78.71°
11.07°
Cygnus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7495 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7495 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7495.

Visibility of HR7495 from your location

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

HR7495 is circumpolar and transits at 00:40 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7495

The image below is a photograph of HR7495 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 HR7495 is 0.086 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.127 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7495 star
DSS2 image of HR7495. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7495 during the next 1000 years (1.43 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.12 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7495 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7495 is distant 158.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

48.76 pc
158.95 ly
-20 km/s
0.086 arcsec/year
0.127 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7495

HR7495 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.

1.62
F5II
6880K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7495 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7495. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7495 star system properties

HR7495 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7495 double sysyem:

5.06
11.76
6.7
88 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7495

SAO48718
SAO48718