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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 54.1°   Azimuth: 91.9°   Direction: East

HR7683 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7683 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7683 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 HR7683:


HR7683 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 54.1°
Azimuth: 91.9°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7683

HR7683 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7683 are provided in the following table:

20h 05m 09s
+38° 28’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7683 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7683 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7683.

Visibility of HR7683 from your location

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

Today's HR7683 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.5°
Max altitude: 77.0°
Azimuth: 308.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7683

The image below is a photograph of HR7683 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 HR7683 is 0.259 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.109 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7683 star
DSS2 image of HR7683. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7683 during the next 1000 years (4.32 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.82 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7683 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7683 is distant 61.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

18.87 pc
61.52 ly
-24 km/s
0.259 arcsec/year
0.109 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7683

HR7683 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7683 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7683. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7683 star system properties

HR7683 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7683 double sysyem:

40 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7683