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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:32
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Altitude: 9.0°   Azimuth: 57.1°   Direction: East-North-East

HR7508 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR7508 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7508 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 HR7508 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7508 star
DSS2 image of HR7508. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7508 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7508


HR7508 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 9.0°
Azimuth: 57.1°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7508

HR7508 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 HR7508 are provided in the following table:

19h 43m 55s
+27° 08’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7508 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7508 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7508.

Visibility of HR7508 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 HR7508 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: 62.9°
Max altitude: 65.7°
Azimuth: 297.1°

Distance of HR7508 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7508 is distant 4,346.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

1,333.33 pc
4,346.67 ly
-12 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7508

HR7508 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7508 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7508. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7508 star system properties

HR7508 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 HR7508 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7508