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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR7987

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -53.13°   Az: 92.00°   Direction: East

HR7987 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR7987 visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its faintness, HR7987 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.

Image of HR7987 star
DSS2 image of HR7987. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7987 during the next 1000 years (0.73 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.70 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 55m 15s
-39° 42’ 56”
15h 24m 50s
12h 20m 06s

J2000

20h 53m 40s
-39° 48’ 36”

Galactic Coordinates

2.3°
-39.76°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7987 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7987.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.35
Giant

-0.16
K2III
4086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7987 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7987. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7987 is distant 411.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

126.26
411.62
20 km/s
0.044 arcsec/y
-0.102"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO212522
SAO212522

Visibility from Your Location

HR7987 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK