HR7964 is a double giant star in the constellation of Capricornus.
HR7964 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7964 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 HR7964:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7964
HR7964 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 HR7964 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7964 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7964 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7964
The image below is a photograph of HR7964 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 HR7964 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7964 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7964 is distant 1,124.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7964
HR7964 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7964 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7964 star system properties
HR7964 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7964 double sysyem: