HR7496 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7496 visual magnitude is 5.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7496 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 HR7496:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7496
HR7496 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 HR7496 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7496 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7496 from your location
Today's HR7496 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 HR7496
The image below is a photograph of HR7496 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 HR7496 is 0.154 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.18 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7496 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7496 is distant 119.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7496
HR7496 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7496 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7496 star system properties
HR7496 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 HR7496 double sysyem: