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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:49  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:04 south
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HR7616

HR7616 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Sagitta.

HR7616 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7616 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 HR7616:

6.48
Sub-giant
HR7616 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7616

HR7616 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 HR7616 are provided in the following table:

19h 57m 00s
+20° 59’ 53”
59.05°
-4.08°
Sagitta

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7616 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7616 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7616.

Visibility of HR7616 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 HR7616 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: 69.0°
Max altitude: 59.5°
Azimuth: 291.0°
HR7616 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7616

The image below is a photograph of HR7616 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 HR7616 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7616 star
DSS2 image of HR7616. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7616 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7616 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7616 is distant 646.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

198.41 pc
646.83 ly
8 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7616

HR7616 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-0.01
A2IV
9328K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7616 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7616. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7616

SAO87963
SAO87963