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HR7621 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Telescopium.

HR7621 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7621 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 HR7621:

HR7621 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7621

HR7621 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7621 are provided in the following table:

20h 00m 25s
-49° 21’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7621 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7621 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7621.

Visibility of HR7621 from your location

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

HR7621 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7621

The image below is a photograph of HR7621 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 HR7621 is -0.082 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7621 star
DSS2 image of HR7621. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7621 during the next 10000 years (-13.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7621 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7621 is distant 301.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 67 kilometers per second.

92.59 pc
301.85 ly
67 km/s
-0.082 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7621

HR7621 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7621 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7621. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7621