HR7662 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Sagitta.
HR7662 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7662 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 HR7662:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7662
HR7662 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 HR7662 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7662 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7662 from your location
Today's HR7662 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 HR7662
The image below is a photograph of HR7662 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 HR7662 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7662 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7662 is distant 848.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7662
HR7662 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7662 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7662 star system properties
HR7662 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7662 double sysyem: