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HR7630

HR7630 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7630 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7630 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 HR7630:

5.81
Giant
HR7630 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7630

HR7630 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 HR7630 are provided in the following table:

20h 00m 48s
-45° 06’ 47”
354.49°
-30.68°
Sagittarius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7630 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7630 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7630.

Visibility of HR7630 from your location

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

HR7630 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7630

The image below is a photograph of HR7630 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 HR7630 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7630 star
DSS2 image of HR7630. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7630 during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7630 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7630 is distant 359.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

110.25 pc
359.43 ly
3 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7630

HR7630 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.60
A8III
7591K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7630 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7630. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7630

SAO229981
SAO229981