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HR7992

HR7992 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR7992 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7992 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 HR7992:

6.24
Sub-giant
HR7992 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7992

HR7992 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7992 are provided in the following table:

20h 54m 34s
-50° 43’ 40”
348.07°
-39.89°
Indus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7992 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7992 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7992.

Visibility of HR7992 from your location

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

HR7992 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7992

The image below is a photograph of HR7992 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 HR7992 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR7992 star
DSS2 image of HR7992. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7992 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR7992 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7992 is distant 1,552.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

476.19 pc
1,552.38 ly
-4 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7992

HR7992 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-2.15
B5IV
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7992 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7992. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7992

SAO246786
SAO246786