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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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HR7699

Altitude: -4.0°   Azimuth: 3.7°   Direction: North

HR7699 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7699 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7699 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 HR7699 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7699 star
DSS2 image of HR7699. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7699 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7699

6.11
Supergiant

HR7699 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.0°
Azimuth: 3.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7699

HR7699 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 HR7699 are provided in the following table:

20h 07m 41s
+34° 25’ 23”
71.69°
1.03°
Cygnus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7699 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7699 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7699.

Visibility of HR7699 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 HR7699 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: 55.6°
Max altitude: 72.9°
Azimuth: 304.4°

Distance of HR7699 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7699 is distant 2,012.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

617.28 pc
2,012.35 ly
10 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7699

HR7699 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-2.84
B5I
8486K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7699 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7699. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7699

SAO69457
SAO69457