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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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HR8042

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -46.59°   Az: 254.78°   Direction: West-South-West

HR8042 is a double sub-giant star of spectral class G3 in the constellation of Microscopium.

HR8042 visual magnitude is 6.64. Because of its faintness, HR8042 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR8042 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR8042 star
DSS2 image of HR8042. The red arrow shows the motion of HR8042 during the next 1000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.72 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

21h 03m 49s
-42° 54’ 14”
07h 40m 36s
04h 44m 25s

J2000

21h 02m 12s
-43° 00’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

358.19°
-41.49°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR8042 star
Simplified finder chart for HR8042.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.64
Sub-giant

2.09
G3IV
5671K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8042 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR8042. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR8042 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR8042 double sysyem:

6.64
6.94
0.3
57.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR8042 is distant 265.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

81.43 pc
265.47 ly
-31 km/s
0.06 arcsec/y
-0.103 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO230492
SAO230492

Visibility from Your Location

HR8042 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK