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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 35.0°   Azimuth: 313.3°   Direction: North-West

HR7962 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR7962 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its faintness, HR7962 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7962

Finder chart HR7962 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7962.

HR7962 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 HR7962 are provided in the following table:

20h 46m 21s
+52° 59’ 43”
Image of HR7962 star
DSS2 image of HR7962. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7962 during the next 1000 years (-1.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.72 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7962



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7962 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7962. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR7962 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7962 is distant 433.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

132.98 pc
433.51 ly
-29 km/s
-0.081 arcsec/year
-0.103 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR7962


Visibility of HR7962 from your location

HR7962 is circumpolar and transits at 03:18 UTC (altitude: 88.5°)