HR7909 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR7909 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7909 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 HR7909:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7909
HR7909 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7909 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7909 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7909 from your location
Today's HR7909 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7909
The image below is a photograph of HR7909 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 HR7909 is 0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7909 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7909 is distant 419.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 97 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7909
HR7909 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7909 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.