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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: -4.8°   Azimuth: 14.2°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7502 is a giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7502 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7502 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7502 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7502 star
DSS2 image of HR7502. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7502 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7502


HR7502 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.8°
Azimuth: 14.2°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7502

HR7502 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 HR7502 are provided in the following table:

19h 42m 44s
+32° 25’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7502 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7502 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7502.

Visibility of HR7502 from your location

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

Today's HR7502 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.6°
Max altitude: 70.9°
Azimuth: 302.4°

Distance of HR7502 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7502 is distant 2,248.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

689.66 pc
2,248.28 ly
-7 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7502

HR7502 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7502 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7502. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7502