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HR7867

Altitude: 11.8°   Azimuth: 326.1°   Direction: North-West

HR7867 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7867 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7867 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 HR7867 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7867 star
DSS2 image of HR7867. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7867 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7867

6.49
Hypergiant

HR7867 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.8°
Azimuth: 326.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7867

HR7867 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7867 are provided in the following table:

20h 33m 48s
+41° 46’ 19”
80.66°
0.98°
Cygnus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7867 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7867 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7867.

Visibility of HR7867 from your location

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

HR7867 is circumpolar and transits at 09:43 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)

Distance of HR7867 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7867 is distant 317.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

97.28 pc
317.12 ly
1 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7867

HR7867 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.55
K0III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7867 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7867. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7867

SAO49796
SAO49796