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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:53 | Tran: 3:01 | Set: 6:06
Altitude: -57.3°   Azimuth: 301.6°   Direction: West-North-West

HR7538 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7538 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR7538 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7538

Finder chart HR7538 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7538.

HR7538 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7538 are provided in the following table:

19h 49m 11s
-28° 47’ 20”
Image of HR7538 star
DSS2 image of HR7538. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7538 during the next 1000 years (2.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.60 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7538


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7538 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7538. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7538 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7538 is distant 148.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

45.56 pc
148.52 ly
-34 km/s
0.126 arcsec/year
-0.096 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7538


Visibility of HR7538 from your location

Today's HR7538 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 118.8°
Max altitude: 9.7°
Azimuth: 241.2°