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HR8035 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8035 visual magnitude is 5.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8035 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 HR8035:

HR8035 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 73°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8035

HR8035 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 HR8035 are provided in the following table:

20h 58m 19s
+44° 28’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8035 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8035 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8035.

Visibility of HR8035 from your location

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

HR8035 is circumpolar and transits at 04:20 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8035

The image below is a photograph of HR8035 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 HR8035 is 0.106 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.072 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8035 star
DSS2 image of HR8035. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8035 during the next 1000 years (1.77 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.20 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8035 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8035 is distant 264.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

81.17 pc
264.61 ly
-23 km/s
0.106 arcsec/year
0.072 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8035

HR8035 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8035 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8035. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8035