HR7997 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.
HR7997 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7997 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 HR7997:
HR7997 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7997
HR7997 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR7997 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7997 in the sky:
Visibility of HR7997 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR7997 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 HR7997
The image below is a photograph of HR7997 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 HR7997 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR7997 from the Sun and relative movement
HR7997 is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR7997
HR7997 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7997 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.