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HR8023

HR8023 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8023 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8023 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 HR8023:

5.96
Main-sequence
HR8023 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 8°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8023

HR8023 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 HR8023 are provided in the following table:

20h 56m 34s
+44° 55’ 29”
85.7°
-0.3°
Cygnus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8023 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8023 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8023.

Visibility of HR8023 from your location

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

HR8023 is circumpolar and transits at 01:56 UTC (altitude: 83.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8023

The image below is a photograph of HR8023 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 HR8023 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8023 star
DSS2 image of HR8023. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8023 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8023 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8023 is distant 3,927.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

1,204.82 pc
3,927.71 ly
-6 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8023

HR8023 belongs to spectral class O6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-4.44
O6V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8023 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8023. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8023

SAO50263
SAO50263