HR7969 is a double giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR7969 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7969 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 HR7969:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7969
HR7969 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 HR7969 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7969 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7969 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR7969 is circumpolar and transits at 04:02 UTC (altitude: 86.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7969
The image below is a photograph of HR7969 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 HR7969 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7969 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7969 is distant 537.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7969
HR7969 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7969 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7969 star system properties
HR7969 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 HR7969 double sysyem: