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HR8036 is a giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

HR8036 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8036 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 HR8036:

HR8036 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 17°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8036

HR8036 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 HR8036 are provided in the following table:

20h 58m 30s
+41° 56’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8036 in the sky:

Finder chart HR8036 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8036.

Visibility of HR8036 from your location

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

HR8036 is circumpolar and transits at 04:24 UTC (altitude: 80.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8036

The image below is a photograph of HR8036 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 HR8036 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR8036 star
DSS2 image of HR8036. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8036 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR8036 from the Sun and relative movement

HR8036 is distant 465.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

142.65 pc
465.05 ly
-33 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR8036

HR8036 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8036 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8036. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR8036