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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR7888

Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:45 | Tran: 1:25 | Set: 13:01
Alt: 53.20°   Az: 269.22°   Direction: West

HR7888 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7888 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its faintness, HR7888 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.

Image of HR7888 star
DSS2 image of HR7888. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7888 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 38m 19s
+38° 24’ 55”
03h 19m 26s
23h 57m 45s

J2000

20h 37m 23s
+38° 19’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

78.31°
-1.64°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7888 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7888.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.2
Hypergiant

1.18
K0III
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7888 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7888. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7888 is distant 328.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

100.70
328.30
-37 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y
-0.043"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO70288
SAO70288

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7888 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.6°
Max altitude: 76.9°
Azimuth: 308.4°