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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 70.3°   Azimuth: 22.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7563 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class F0 in the constellation of Draco.

HR7563 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR7563 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 HR7563

Finder chart HR7563 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7563.

HR7563 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7563 are provided in the following table:

19h 46m 44s
+68° 26’ 17”
Image of HR7563 star
DSS2 image of HR7563. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7563 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7563


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7563 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7563. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7563 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7563 is distant 524.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

161.03 pc
524.96 ly
-12 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7563


Visibility of HR7563 from your location

HR7563 is circumpolar and transits at 01:31 UTC (altitude: 73.0°)