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Altitude: 81.7°   Azimuth: 351.5°   Direction: North

HR7611 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7611 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7611 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 HR7611:


HR7611 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 81.7°
Azimuth: 351.5°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7611

HR7611 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 HR7611 are provided in the following table:

19h 53m 35s
+59° 42’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7611 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7611 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7611.

Visibility of HR7611 from your location

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

HR7611 is circumpolar and transits at 02:52 UTC (altitude: 81.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7611

The image below is a photograph of HR7611 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 HR7611 is 0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7611 star
DSS2 image of HR7611. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7611 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7611 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7611 is distant 339.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

104.06 pc
339.23 ly
-14 km/s
0.043 arcsec/year
0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7611

HR7611 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7611 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7611. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7611 star system properties

HR7611 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7611 double sysyem:

71.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7611