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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 31.8°   Azimuth: 179.2°   Direction: South

HR7599 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Aquila.

HR7599 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7599 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 HR7599 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7599 star
DSS2 image of HR7599. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7599 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7599


HR7599 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 179.2°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7599

HR7599 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 HR7599 are provided in the following table:

19h 55m 19s
-06° 44’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7599 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7599 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7599.

Visibility of HR7599 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 HR7599 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: 96.7°
Max altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 263.3°

Distance of HR7599 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7599 is distant 279.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

85.69 pc
279.35 ly
-7 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7599

HR7599 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7599 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7599. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7599 star system properties

HR7599 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 HR7599 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7599