HR7661 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquila.
HR7661 visual magnitude is 6.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7661 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 HR7661:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7661
HR7661 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 HR7661 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7661 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7661 from your location
Today's HR7661 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7661
The image below is a photograph of HR7661 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 HR7661 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.048 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7661 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7661 is distant 211.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7661
HR7661 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7661 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.