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HR7865 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR7865 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7865 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 HR7865:

HR7865 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7865

HR7865 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 HR7865 are provided in the following table:

20h 35m 32s
-16° 31’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7865 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7865 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7865.

Visibility of HR7865 from your location

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

Today's HR7865 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.5°
Max altitude: 22.0°
Azimuth: 253.5°
HR7865 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7865

The image below is a photograph of HR7865 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 HR7865 is 0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7865 star
DSS2 image of HR7865. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7865 during the next 10000 years (13.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7865 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7865 is distant 234.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

71.94 pc
234.53 ly
-1 km/s
0.083 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7865

HR7865 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7865 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7865. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7865