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HR7967 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR7967 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7967 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 HR7967:

HR7967 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7967

HR7967 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7967 are provided in the following table:

20h 44m 33s
+69° 45’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7967 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7967 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7967.

Visibility of HR7967 from your location

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

HR7967 is circumpolar and transits at 16:05 UTC (altitude: 71.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7967

The image below is a photograph of HR7967 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 HR7967 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7967 star
DSS2 image of HR7967. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7967 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7967 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7967 is distant 431.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

132.28 pc
431.22 ly
-9 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7967

HR7967 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7967 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7967. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7967