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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR7799

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -30.32°   Az: 241.41°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7799 is a giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Sagittarius.

HR7799 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR7799 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.

Image of HR7799 star
DSS2 image of HR7799. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7799 during the next 1000 years (-1.70 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.55 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 27m 26s
-40° 42’ 53”
05h 57m 20s
02h 24m 46s

J2000

20h 25m 47s
-40° 47’ 47”

Galactic Coordinates

0.35°
-34.58°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7799 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7799.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.09
Giant

0.92
K3III
4017K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7799 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7799. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

108.11
352.43
42 km/s
-0.102 arcsec/y
-0.093"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO230197
SAO230197

Visibility from Your Location

HR7799 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK