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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR7656

Above the horizon.  Rise: 18:35 | Tran: 2:58 | Set: 11:17
Altitude: 31.0°   Azimuth: 271.7°   Direction: West

HR7656 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B4 in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR7656 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its faintness, HR7656 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 HR7656

Finder chart HR7656 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7656.

HR7656 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 HR7656 are provided in the following table:

20h 01m 44s
+24° 48’ 01”
62.87°
-3.02°
Vulpecula
Image of HR7656 star
DSS2 image of HR7656. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7656 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7656

5.88
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.69
B4V
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7656 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7656. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7656 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7656 is distant 672.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

206.19 pc
672.16 ly
-15 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7656

SAO88088
SAO88088

Visibility of HR7656 from your location

Today's HR7656 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.2°
Max altitude: 63.3°
Azimuth: 294.8°