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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 8.8°   Azimuth: 344.8°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7495 is a variable and double bright giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Cygnus.

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

Finder chart HR7495 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR7495

Bright giant

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


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:

88 arcsec

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

Alternative designations of HR7495


Visibility of HR7495 from your location

HR7495 is circumpolar and transits at 02:09 UTC (altitude: 84.0°)