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HR8027 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Indus.

HR8027 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8027 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 HR8027:

HR8027 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8027

HR8027 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 HR8027 are provided in the following table:

21h 00m 21s
-51° 15’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8027 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8027 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8027.

Visibility of HR8027 from your location

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

HR8027 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8027

The image below is a photograph of HR8027 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 HR8027 is -0.084 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.13 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8027 star
DSS2 image of HR8027. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8027 during the next 1000 years (-1.40 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8027 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8027 is distant 92.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

28.51 pc
92.96 ly
-23 km/s
-0.084 arcsec/year
0.13 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8027

HR8027 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8027 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8027. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8027