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Altitude: 34.8°   Azimuth: 295.4°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7514 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7514 visual magnitude is 5.84. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7514 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 HR7514:


HR7514 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.8°
Azimuth: 295.4°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7514

HR7514 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 HR7514 are provided in the following table:

19h 43m 45s
+41° 46’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7514 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7514 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7514.

Visibility of HR7514 from your location

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

HR7514 is circumpolar and transits at 15:06 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7514

The image below is a photograph of HR7514 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 HR7514 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7514 star
DSS2 image of HR7514. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7514 during the next 10000 years (2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7514 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7514 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
-41 km/s
0.016 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7514

HR7514 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7514 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7514. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7514