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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 17.1°   Azimuth: 241.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7516 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7516 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7516 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 HR7516:


HR7516 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 17.1°
Azimuth: 241.9°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7516

HR7516 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 HR7516 are provided in the following table:

19h 45m 52s
-02° 52’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7516 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7516 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7516.

Visibility of HR7516 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 HR7516 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: 92.9°
Max altitude: 35.6°
Azimuth: 267.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7516

The image below is a photograph of HR7516 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 HR7516 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7516 star
DSS2 image of HR7516. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7516 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7516 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7516 is distant 1,086.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

333.33 pc
1,086.67 ly
-17 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7516

HR7516 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7516 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7516. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7516