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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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HR8009

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 2.52°   Az: 5.82°   Direction: North

HR8009 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8009 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its faintness, HR8009 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR8009 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8009 star
DSS2 image of HR8009. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8009 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

20h 55m 17s
+40° 47’ 50”
12h 30m 46s

J2000

20h 54m 22s
+40° 42’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates

82.21°
-2.72°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8009 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8009.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.7
Main-sequence

0.12
B8V
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8009 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8009. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8009 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 HR8009 double sysyem:

6.7
10.6
3.9
5.8 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8009 is distant 676.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

207.47 pc
676.35 ly
-22 km/s
0.01 arcsec/y
0.003 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO50209
SAO50209

Visibility from Your Location

HR8009 is circumpolar and transits at 01:25 UTC (altitude: 79.3°)