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HR8013

HR8013 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.

HR8013 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8013 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8013:

5.7
Main-sequence
HR8013 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 12°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8013

HR8013 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8013 are provided in the following table:

20h 56m 47s
-26° 17’ 47”
19.59°
-38.09°
Capricornus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8013 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8013 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8013.

Visibility of HR8013 from your location

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

Today's HR8013 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.3°
Max altitude: 12.2°
Azimuth: 243.7°
HR8013 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8013

The image below is a photograph of HR8013 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR8013 is 0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8013 star
DSS2 image of HR8013. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8013 during the next 1000 years (1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8013 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8013 is distant 68.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

21.00 pc
68.47 ly
-16 km/s
0.093 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8013

HR8013 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

4.09
F7V
6389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8013 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8013. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8013

SAO189856
SAO189856