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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:08  
clear_day Transit: 12:59  
SunsetSet: 19:51
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Altitude: 22.4°   Azimuth: 214.9°   Direction: South-West

HR7694 is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR7694 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7694 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7694 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7694 star
DSS2 image of HR7694. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7694 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7694


HR7694 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.4°
Azimuth: 214.9°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7694

HR7694 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 HR7694 are provided in the following table:

20h 08m 31s
-10° 03’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7694 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7694 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7694.

Visibility of HR7694 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 HR7694 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: 100.1°
Max altitude: 28.5°
Azimuth: 259.9°

Distance of HR7694 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7694 is distant 524.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

160.77 pc
524.12 ly
-16 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.042 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7694

HR7694 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7694 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7694. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7694