Tianyi - 7 Draconis
Tianyi, also designated as 7 Draconis , is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
Tianyi visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its reltive faintness, Tianyi 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 Tianyi:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Tianyi
Tianyi is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of Tianyi are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Tianyi in the sky:
Visibility of Tianyi from your location
Tianyi - 7 Draconis is circumpolar and transits at 03:39 UTC (altitude: 74.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Tianyi
The image below is a photograph of Tianyi 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 Tianyi is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Tianyi from the Sun and relative movement
Tianyi is distant 778.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Tianyi
Tianyi belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Tianyi is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.