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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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HR7955

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 81.08°   Az: 41.72°   Direction: North-East

HR7955 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class F8 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR7955 visual magnitude is 4.51. Because of its moderate brightness, HR7955 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR7955 star
DSS2 image of HR7955. The red arrow shows the motion of HR7955 during the next 1000 years (-1.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.93 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 45m 57s
+57° 40’ 12”
23h 15m 31s
20h 01m 29s

J2000

20h 45m 21s
+57° 34’ 46”

Galactic Coordinates

94.43°
9.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR7955 star
Simplified finder chart for HR7955.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.51
Sub-giant

2.34
F8IV
6213K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR7955 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR7955. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR7955 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR7955 double sysyem:

4.51
10.21
5.7
66.4 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR7955 is distant 88.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

27.12
88.42
-31 km/s
-0.064 arcsec/y
-0.236"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO32862
SAO32862

Visibility from Your Location

HR7955 is circumpolar and transits at 00:52 UTC (altitude: 83.8°)