We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
A Complete Guide to the Solar System and the Night Sky
Donate now and help us to keep this site free and ad-free!
public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
sleep NighttimeWhat's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Cygnus » 


Altitude: 53.6°   Azimuth: 293.7°   Direction: West-North-West

HR8022 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8022 visual magnitude is 6.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8022 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 HR8022:


HR8022 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 293.7°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8022

HR8022 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8022 are provided in the following table:

20h 56m 12s
+51° 04’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8022 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8022 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8022.

Visibility of HR8022 from your location

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

HR8022 is circumpolar and transits at 15:35 UTC (altitude: 89.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8022

The image below is a photograph of HR8022 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 HR8022 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8022 star
DSS2 image of HR8022. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8022 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8022 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8022 is distant 958.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

294.12 pc
958.82 ly
-18 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8022

HR8022 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8022 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8022. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8022