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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:16 | Tran: 2:09 | Set: 4:57
Altitude: -20.4°   Azimuth: 246.3°   Direction: West-South-West

HR7856 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR7856 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its faintness, HR7856 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR7856 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR7856 star
DSS2 image of HR7856. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7856 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

20h 36m 17s
-30° 23’ 16”

J2000 Coordinates

20h 34m 47s
-30° 28’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7856 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7856.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7856 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7856. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7856 is distant 592.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

181.82 pc
592.73 ly
3 km/s
0.018 arcsec/y
-0.02 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR7856 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.5°
Max altitude: 8.0°
Azimuth: 239.5°