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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR7893 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR7893 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7893 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 HR7893:

HR7893 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7893

HR7893 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7893 are provided in the following table:

20h 40m 19s
-33° 25’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7893 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7893 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7893.

Visibility of HR7893 from your location

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

Today's HR7893 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.4°
Max altitude: 5.1°
Azimuth: 236.6°
HR7893 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7893

The image below is a photograph of HR7893 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 HR7893 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7893 star
DSS2 image of HR7893. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7893 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7893 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7893 is distant 239.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

73.31 pc
239.00 ly
14 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7893

HR7893 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7893 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7893. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7893