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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:08  
clear_day Transit: 12:59  
SunsetSet: 19:51
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Altitude: 18.7°   Azimuth: 210.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR7837 is a giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR7837 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7837 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7837 is -0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7837 star
DSS2 image of HR7837. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7837 during the next 10000 years (-6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7837


HR7837 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 18.7°
Azimuth: 210.0°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7837

HR7837 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7837 are provided in the following table:

20h 31m 04s
-15° 03’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7837 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7837 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7837.

Visibility of HR7837 from your location

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

Today's HR7837 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.1°
Max altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 254.9°

Distance of HR7837 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7837 is distant 318.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

97.56 pc
318.05 ly
30 km/s
-0.041 arcsec/year
-0.056 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7837

HR7837 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7837 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7837. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7837