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HR7837

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR7837:

6.12
Giant
HR7837 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 23°.

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”
29.94°
-28.71°
Capricornus

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 [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.1°
Max altitude: 23.5°
Azimuth: 254.9°
HR7837 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7837

The image below is a photograph of HR7837 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 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);

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

1.17
G5
5311K

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

SAO163645
SAO163645