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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:31 | Tran: 3:51 | Set: 13:06
Altitude: -0.6°   Azimuth: 327.8°   Direction: North-North-West

HR7797 is a star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7797 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR7797 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7797

Finder chart HR7797 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7797.

HR7797 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 HR7797 are provided in the following table:

20h 22m 37s
+31° 15’ 54”
Image of HR7797 star
DSS2 image of HR7797. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7797 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7797



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7797 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7797. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7797 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7797 is distant 607.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

186.22 pc
607.08 ly
12 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7797


Visibility of HR7797 from your location

Today's HR7797 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.7°
Max altitude: 69.8°
Azimuth: 301.3°