HR7972 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR7972 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7972 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 HR7972:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7972
HR7972 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 HR7972 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7972 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7972 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR7972 is circumpolar and transits at 04:18 UTC (altitude: 89.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7972
The image below is a photograph of HR7972 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 HR7972 is 0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.158 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7972 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7972 is distant 136.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7972
HR7972 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7972 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR7972 star system properties
HR7972 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7972 double sysyem: