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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 34.7°   Azimuth: 40.0°   Direction: North-East

HR8029 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR8029 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, HR8029 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR8029 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR8029 star
DSS2 image of HR8029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8029 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

20h 56m 56s
+56° 58’ 57”
17h 00m 49s

J2000 Coordinates

20h 56m 17s
+56° 53’ 15”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8029.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8029 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8029 is distant 795.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

243.90 pc
795.12 ly
-19 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR8029 is circumpolar and transits at 01:30 UTC (altitude: 84.6°)