HR7799 is a giant star in the constellation of Sagittarius.
HR7799 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7799 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 HR7799:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7799
HR7799 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7799 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7799 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7799 from your location
HR7799 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7799
The image below is a photograph of HR7799 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 HR7799 is -0.102 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7799 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7799 is distant 352.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 42 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7799
HR7799 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7799 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.