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Altitude: 35.0°   Azimuth: 28.3°   Direction: North-North-East

HR7695 is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7695 visual magnitude is 6.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7695 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 HR7695:

Bright giant

HR7695 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 35.0°
Azimuth: 28.3°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7695

HR7695 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7695 are provided in the following table:

20h 04m 44s
+63° 53’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7695 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7695 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7695.

Visibility of HR7695 from your location

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

HR7695 is circumpolar and transits at 15:27 UTC (altitude: 77.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7695

The image below is a photograph of HR7695 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 HR7695 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7695 star
DSS2 image of HR7695. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7695 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7695 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7695 is distant 255.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

78.49 pc
255.89 ly
-19 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
0.043 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7695

HR7695 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7695 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7695. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7695 star system properties

HR7695 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7695 double sysyem:

5.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7695