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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 35.7°   Azimuth: 308.1°   Direction: North-West

HR7702 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7702 visual magnitude is 6.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7702 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 HR7702 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7702 star
DSS2 image of HR7702. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7702 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7702


HR7702 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 35.7°
Azimuth: 308.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7702

HR7702 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 HR7702 are provided in the following table:

20h 07m 11s
+50° 13’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7702 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7702 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7702.

Visibility of HR7702 from your location

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

HR7702 is circumpolar and transits at 09:32 UTC (altitude: 88.7°)

Distance of HR7702 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7702 is distant 652.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

200.00 pc
652.00 ly
3 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7702

HR7702 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7702 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7702. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7702