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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 23:52 | Tran: 2:44 | Set: 5:31
Altitude: 5.8°   Azimuth: 198.5°   Direction: South-South-West

HR7617 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7617 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its faintness, HR7617 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 HR7617

Finder chart HR7617 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7617.

HR7617 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 HR7617 are provided in the following table:

19h 58m 56s
-30° 32’ 17”
Image of HR7617 star
DSS2 image of HR7617. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7617 during the next 10000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7617


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


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7617 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7617. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7617 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7617 is distant 214.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.

65.70 pc
214.19 ly
-51 km/s
0.09 arcsec/year
-0.053 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7617


Visibility of HR7617 from your location

Today's HR7617 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.5°
Max altitude: 8.0°
Azimuth: 239.5°