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HR7783 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.

HR7783 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7783 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 HR7783:

HR7783 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 29°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7783

HR7783 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 HR7783 are provided in the following table:

20h 17m 31s
+66° 51’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7783 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7783 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7783.

Visibility of HR7783 from your location

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

HR7783 is circumpolar and transits at 03:36 UTC (altitude: 74.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7783

The image below is a photograph of HR7783 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 HR7783 is 0.466 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.3 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7783 star
DSS2 image of HR7783. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7783 during the next 1000 years (7.77 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7783 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7783 is distant 57.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

17.57 pc
57.27 ly
-5 km/s
0.466 arcsec/year
0.3 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7783

HR7783 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7783 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7783. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7783