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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -31.8°   Azimuth: 247.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7853 is a giant star in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR7853 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR7853 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR7853 is 0.018 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.

Image of HR7853 star
DSS2 image of HR7853. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7853 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR7853


HR7853 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.8°
Azimuth: 247.3°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR7853

HR7853 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 HR7853 are provided in the following table:

20h 34m 55s
-38° 05’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR7853 in the sky:

Finder chart HR7853 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7853.

Visibility of HR7853 from your location

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

Today's HR7853 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.1°
Max altitude: 0.4°
Azimuth: 231.9°

Distance of HR7853 from the Sun and relative movement

HR7853 is distant 218.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

66.93 pc
218.21 ly
21 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR7853

HR7853 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7853 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7853. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR7853