HR7996 is a giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
HR7996 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7996 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 HR7996:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7996
HR7996 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 HR7996 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7996 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7996 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7996 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR7996
The image below is a photograph of HR7996 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 HR7996 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7996 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7996 is distant 1,952.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7996
HR7996 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7996 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.