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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 17.5°   Azimuth: 21.8°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7687 is a giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7687 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its faintness, HR7687 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 HR7687

Finder chart HR7687 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7687.

HR7687 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 HR7687 are provided in the following table:

20h 05m 06s
+51° 50’ 21”
Image of HR7687 star
DSS2 image of HR7687. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7687 during the next 10000 years (4.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7687


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7687 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7687. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7687 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7687 is distant 740.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 56 kilometers per second.

227.27 pc
740.91 ly
-56 km/s
0.029 arcsec/year
0.034 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7687


Visibility of HR7687 from your location

HR7687 is circumpolar and transits at 02:29 UTC (altitude: 89.6°)