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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:42  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:40
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Altitude: 63.2°   Azimuth: 240.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7512 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7512 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7512 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 HR7512 is -0.002 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 HR7512 star
DSS2 image of HR7512. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7512 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7512


HR7512 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.2°
Azimuth: 240.9°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7512

HR7512 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 HR7512 are provided in the following table:

19h 43m 51s
+34° 09’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7512 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7512 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7512.

Visibility of HR7512 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 HR7512 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: 55.8°
Max altitude: 72.7°
Azimuth: 304.2°

Distance of HR7512 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7512 is distant 900.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

276.24 pc
900.55 ly
-11 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7512

HR7512 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7512. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7512 star system properties

HR7512 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 HR7512 double sysyem:

33.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7512