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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR7692 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7692 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7692 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 HR7692:

HR7692 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 18°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7692

HR7692 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 HR7692 are provided in the following table:

20h 05m 21s
+56° 20’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7692 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7692 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7692.

Visibility of HR7692 from your location

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

HR7692 is circumpolar and transits at 11:03 UTC (altitude: 85.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7692

The image below is a photograph of HR7692 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 HR7692 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.08 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7692 star
DSS2 image of HR7692. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7692 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7692 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7692 is distant 170.32 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

52.25 pc
170.32 ly
-12 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.08 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7692

HR7692 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7692 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7692. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7692