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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:47  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 34.2°   Azimuth: 94.3°   Direction: East

HR7895 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

HR7895 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7895 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 HR7895:


HR7895 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.2°
Azimuth: 94.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7895

HR7895 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 HR7895 are provided in the following table:

20h 38m 35s
+23° 40’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7895 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7895 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7895.

Visibility of HR7895 from your location

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

Today's HR7895 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.3°
Max altitude: 62.2°
Azimuth: 293.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7895

The image below is a photograph of HR7895 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 HR7895 is 0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7895 star
DSS2 image of HR7895. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7895 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7895 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7895 is distant 1,975.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

606.06 pc
1,975.76 ly
9 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7895

HR7895 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7895 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7895. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7895