Received 27 December 2012
aChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80203, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia,bCenter of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR), Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80203, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia, and cDepartment of Chemistry, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan
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Two independent molecules, A and B, comprise the asymmetric unit of the title compound, C21H18N2OS, with the difference in the angle of orientation between the naphthalene ring system and the mean plane of the cycloheptyl ring [16.13 (1) in A and 11.48 (5)° in B], being evident. The cycloheptyl ring adopts a distorted chair conformation in each molecule with r.m.s. deviations of 0.2345 (4) (A) and 0.2302 (4) Å (B). Intramolecular O-HN hydrogen bonding generates planar six-membered S(6) loops with r.m.s. deviations of 0.0099 (1) (A) and 0.0286 (1) Å (B).
Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2012); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis PRO; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 2012) and X-SEED (Barbour, 2001).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK5186 ).
The authors would like to thank the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Abdulaziz University for the support of this research via Research Group Track grant No. 3-102/428.
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