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Altitude: 38.3°   Azimuth: 52.5°   Direction: North-East

HR7726 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7726 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7726 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7726 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7726 star
DSS2 image of HR7726. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7726 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7726


HR7726 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 52.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7726

HR7726 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 HR7726 are provided in the following table:

20h 12m 31s
+51° 27’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7726 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7726 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7726.

Visibility of HR7726 from your location

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

HR7726 is circumpolar and transits at 10:01 UTC (altitude: 90.0°)

Distance of HR7726 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7726 is distant 412.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

126.42 pc
412.14 ly
13 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7726

HR7726 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7726 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7726. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR7726 star system properties

HR7726 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 HR7726 double sysyem:

4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR7726