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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:28 | Tran: 1:59 | Set: 10:26
Alt: 39.50°   Az: 97.30°   Direction: East

HR7849 is a double star of spectral class A in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR7849 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR7849 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.

HR7849 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR7849 star
DSS2 image of HR7849. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7849 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


20h 33m 01s
+25° 53’ 19”
20h 06m 49s
16h 39m 50s


20h 31m 58s
+25° 48’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7849 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7849.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR7849 is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7849 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7849. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR7849 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7849 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7849 is distant 264.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

81.10 pc
264.40 ly
-18 km/s
0.032 arcsec/y
-0.033 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7849 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.1°
Max altitude: 64.4°
Azimuth: 295.9°